14 dead, several injured in massive fire at Mumbai’s Kamala Mills
MUMBAI: A minimum of 14 individuals had been killed and lots of injured in a late night time fireplace at a multi-storey constructing in Kamala Mills Compound in Decrease Parel in Mumbai, an official stated.
The fireplace broke out shortly after midnight on the third flooring of the four-storeyed constructing on Senapati Bapat Marg, a civic official advised mediapersons.
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Nearly all of these killed had been girls attending a party at a rooftop restaurant, police stated. The 28-year-old girl celebrating her birthday was amongst those that died. The fireplace division acquired a name round 0030 native time on Friday, an official stated. An FIR has been registered towards the restaurant. The case has been filed underneath the costs of culpable murder underneath part 304 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Eating places and bars on the highest flooring of the constructing gutted in fireplace.
The injured had been taken to the KEM, and Sion hospitals, the official from the BMC catastrophe administration unit stated. A number of fireplace tenders, water tankers, emergency ambulance and police personnel rushed to the spot for rescue operation, he stated.
Kamala Mills, a refurbished industrial compound, homes swanky eating places and different industrial institutions. The fireplace within the constructing began on the highest flooring and engulfed the construction in lower than 30 minutes, native media reported.
A number of media shops additionally use the compound for his or her workplaces and at the least three nationwide information channels had been affected by the fireplace, together with Bennett Coleman and Co’s Instances Now and ET Now.
In line with the official, the reason for the fireplace stays to be ascertained.