Lahore: At least 11 people were killed and two were injured after a gas cylinder exploded at perfume-making factory here. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out at Manufacturing Factory in Pune's Sanaswadi Area, 6 Fire Tenders Rushed

Chief of the rescue operation team Rana Ijaz Ahmad said the incident took place on Monday night and the fire also engulfed a residential block adjacent to the factory, Xinhua news agency reported. Also Read - Major Fire in Palakkad’s Hotel Noorjehan Open Grill, No Casualties Reported

Most of the victims were reported from the residential block, said the official, adding that the toll was likely to increase. Also Read - 16 Dead, 33 Injured in Fire at Cracker Factory in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar