KARACHI: The fire incident at Cooperative Market Saddar Karachi may be an act of terrorism, says Ilyas Memon, President Karachi Anjuman-e-Tajiran and Tariq Road Traders Alliance.
In a statement issued to the press he said that fire incidents increase in winter around the world as humidity decreases and closed places become prone to fire.
He said the reason of fire that broke out in Saddars oldest market is yet to be determined. We are waiting for report from Sindh Government after which cause of fire would be known, however act of terrorism could not be rules out,he added.
He lauded the support from President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry Idrees Memon, chairman Business Group and Majeed Memon, Chairman Small Traders Committee for their support to the shokeepers who sustained huge loss due to fire. Our business leaders are in constant contact with government and I hope some good news including adequate of compensation to the affectees, he conluded.