Just in: Boiler burst caused the fire, 3 injured.
Islamabad, Feb 26: Major fire broke out in Marriot hotel of Pakistan. Fire engulfed 3 floors of the hotel. Reason for the fire is not yet known. TV footage showed huge smoke erupting from the hotel and firefighter struggling to control the fire.
Marriot Hotel was earlier bombed on Sep 20 by terrorists in which atleaset 40 people lost their lives. The blast had created a 20ft (6m) deep crater, and destroyed the entire front section of the hotel.
More details are awaited.