World Bulletin/News Desk
Turkey has expressed its grief over the loss of lives in the latest flood and fires in Pakistan.
"It has been learnt with great sorrow that more than 110 people lost their lives and more than 100 got injured in the latest flood disaster in Pakistan, as there were more than 300 casualties in two separate factory fires in Karachi and Lahore," the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Friday.
Conveying Turkey's message of condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the disasters, the statement underscored that Turkey stood in solidarity with the brotherly government and people of Pakistan in these painful times.
On Tuesday, fires broke out at two clothing factories in Pakistan, leaving nearly 300 people dead. Last week, scores died in the floods that hit the country.
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