2nd deadly fire in Pakistan factory kills 11

Associated Press
A Pakistani fireman tries to extinguish a factory fire on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012  in Lahore, Pakistan. A fire that broke out in a factory in eastern Pakistan on Tuesday after sparks from a generator hit chemicals used to make shoes killed dozens of  people, a Pakistani police officer said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

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KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani official says 11 people have been killed in the country's second deadly fire in one day.

An official at the Civilian Hospital in Karachi, Nazir Abbasi, says 11 bodies were taken to the hospital. All were workers at the garment factory in the southern port city, where the blaze broke out.

Earlier Thursday a fire at a shoe factory in the eastern city of Lahore killed 21 people.

Abbasi said 30 people with burns and fractured limbs were also being treated in the hospital.

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