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Foreign Office Minister 'deeply saddened' by tragic deaths in Pakistani factory fires

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Foreign Office Minister Baroness Warsi spoke following reports of the growing number of deaths following factory fires in Karachi and Lahore.

She said:

“I am deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of life caused by devastating factory fires in Karachi and Lahore and to hear that so many of the victims were children. I send my heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of all the victims. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.”