Deadly fires engulf Pakistan factories

Associated Press
Pakistani rescue workers load a dead body into an ambulance after recovering from a burnt garment factory in Karachi, Pakistan on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. Pakistani officials said the death toll from devastating factory fires that broke out in two major cities has risen to 128. Hospital official Tariq Kaleem says the fire at a garment factory in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi killed 103 people. A blaze at a shoe factory in the eastern city of Lahore killed 25 people. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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Hundreds of people burned to death as fire swept through factories in two cities in Pakistan, police and government officials said on Sept. 12, raising questions about industrial safety in the South Asian nation.

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