Horrific photos of people plunging to their deaths trying to escape a burning building in Pakistan

World | | May 10, 2013, 11:43 am
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A man jumps from a building that caught on fire in Lahore, Pakistan, May 9, 2013.

A man jumps from a building that caught on fire in Lahore, Pakistan, May 9, 2013.

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The 13-storey government building caught fire and quickly intensified spreading to three floors of the tall building.

The 13-storey government building caught fire and quickly intensified spreading to three floors of the tall building.

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A man jumps from a building that caught on fire in Lahore, Pakistan, May 9, 2013.

A man jumps from a building that caught on fire in Lahore, Pakistan, May 9, 2013.

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A man jumps from a building that caught on fire in Lahore, Pakistan, May 9, 2013.

A man jumps from a building that caught on fire in Lahore, Pakistan, May 9, 2013.

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A Pakistani man moments before jumping from the fifth floor of a building that caught on fire in Lahore, Pakistan, May 9, 2013.

A Pakistani man moments before jumping from the fifth floor of a building that caught on fire in Lahore, Pakistan, May 9, 2013.

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Local TV stations broadcast dramatic footage of people jumping from the Lahore Development Authority building as smoke poured from the windows.

Local TV stations broadcast dramatic footage of people jumping from the Lahore Development Authority building as smoke poured from the windows.

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Police officer Maruf Wahla says the death toll could rise, since firefighters have not been able to enter all areas of the nine-story building in the city of Lahore.

Police officer Maruf Wahla says the death toll could rise, since firefighters have not been able to enter all areas of the nine-story building in the city of Lahore.

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Five people have plunged to their deaths trying to escape a burning government building in eastern Pakistan.

Five people have plunged to their deaths trying to escape a burning government building in eastern Pakistan.

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A crowd of horrified Pakistanis stood at the base of the building looking up.

A crowd of horrified Pakistanis stood at the base of the building looking up.