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Fire Kills 10 Members of Family in Pakistan

Map showing the location of Lahore, Pakistan and Islamabad

Officials in northern Pakistan say a fire erupted at a wooden home in the Seri area of Pattan, killing 10 family members.

Three other people were injured in the blaze and have been hospitalized.

Lower Kohistan Rescue spokesperson, Farman Ali, told, a Pakistani news website, that an electrical short circuit ignited the fire that caused the home’s roof to collapse as the family slept.