Media: in Pakistan, the number of victims of the fire in the hotel has risen to 70

СМИ: в Пакистане число пострадавших при пожаре в отеле возросло до 70

The number of victims in a fire at a hotel in the Pakistani city of Karachi has increased to 70, writes the Express Tribune.

Previously the number of victims ranged from 30 to 65.

According to the head of the rescue service Seemine Jamali, the reason for the death of 11 people was asphyxiation.

The fire engulfed the building at Regent Plaza on Monday in the Pakistani city of Karachi. The fire occurred in the kitchen, which is located on the ground floor, then the fire began to climb up to the seventh floor. To be saved from fire of the building, some guests jumped out of Windows or making ropes from sheets. Among the victims are three foreigners. The fire is localized, the cause of the fire is unknown.