TOPSHOT – A picture taken on January 17, 2019 in Villeurbanne near Lyon, shows an explosion on a rooftop of La Doua University Campus. (Photo by Romain CHANU / AFP)

BARCELONA: Three Pakistan nationals died in a fire on Friday in the northeastern Spanish city of Barcelona which left another four people injured, police said.

The fire broke out early in the morning in the basement of a building in the Barceloneta district of the city, killing the three men, “all Pakistani nationals”, said a police spokesman.

Of the four injured, one was in serious condition, the mayor’s office said.

Police are looking into the cause of the fire.ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD

Barcelona is the economic centre of the Catalonia region and is home to a large number of immigrants.