KARACHI: At least 12 people lost their lives in a tragic incident of fire that broke out at Karachi’s Regent Plaza hotel early Monday.
Police and a doctor said more than 75 others were injured in the incident.
The blaze broke out in the kitchen located at the ground floor of the four-star hotel, and swept through the building, trapping scores of hotel guests in their rooms.
Three trucks from the fire brigade reached the site and started an operation to rescue the guests.
The firefighters were able to contain the blaze after three hours, with 11 people having been killed.
TV footage of the incident showed guests at the hotel using bedsheets to climb down from windows.
Here are some exclusive pictures of the incident:

Guests are gather outside a Regent Plaza Hotel following a fire in the Pakistan's port city of Karachi on December 5, 2016.  A pre-dawn fire at a hotel in Pakistan's largest Karachi city on December 5, killed at least 11 people and wounded 75 others, police and a doctor said. / AFP PHOTO / RIZWAN TABASSUM

Guests are gathered outside a Regent Plaza Hotel following a fire in the Pakistan's port city of Karachi on December 5, 2016.  A pre-dawn fire at a hotel in Pakistan's largest Karachi city on December 5, killed at least 11 people and wounded 75 others, police and a doctor said. / AFP PHOTO / RIZWAN TABASSUM

Pakistani fire fighters look from a room of Regent Plaza Hotel following a fire in the Pakistan's port city of Karachi on December 5, 2016.  A pre-dawn fire at a hotel in Pakistan's largest Karachi city on December 5, killed at least 11 people and wounded 75 others, police and a doctor said. / AFP PHOTO / RIZWAN TABASSUM

Guests are gather outside a Regent Plaza Hotel following a fire in the Pakistan's port city of Karachi on December 5, 2016.  A pre-dawn fire at a hotel in Pakistan's largest Karachi city on December 5, killed at least 11 people and wounded 75 others, police and a doctor said. / AFP PHOTO / RIZWAN TABASSUM

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