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At least 7 dead as fire breaks out at residential building in Indore

The fire department personnel took three hours to douse the blaze

By: Express Web Desk | Indore |
Updated: May 7, 2022 10:38:50 am
The two-storey residential building where the fire broke out on Saturday morning. (Photos: ANI)

At least seven people died, while nine others were rescued after a fire broke out on Saturday morning in a two-storey residential building in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore, Police Commissioner Harinarayana Chari Mishra said.

The fire department personnel who were present at the spot said that although the exact cause has not been ascertained, initial probe showed that the blaze may have been caused by a short circuit. “It took us 3 hours to bring the fire under control,” they were quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan offered his condolences.

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“I pray to God to give place to the departed souls at his feet and give strength to the family members to bear this deep sorrow and to give speedy recovery to the injured,” the Chief Minister tweeted.

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