LAHORE – A big fire burst May 9 at the 13-storey Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Plaza, departure at least five dead and 17 others escaping , officials said.
Some media outlets put the death toll at 10, citing official sources.
The fire started on the seventh floor, trapping several people there and disseminating to other stories, media reported.
Helicopters rescued some residents, while others jumped out of windows. Those who were killed had jumped or fallen while trying to descend using ropes, The News International reported.