At least three persons have died in a fire that broke out in a snacks factory in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, on Monday afternoon. Seven more people are feared to be trapped inside the factory located in Chaknooran area, reported ANI.
Muzaffarpur district magistrate said three bodies have been recovered.
Muzaffarpur DM: 3 bodies recovered & 7 missing after a fire broke out in a snacks factory in Chaknooran area in Muzaffarpur, Bihar. pic.twitter.com/Md69vduyy9
— ANI (@ANI) December 31, 2018
Fire tenders have been pressed to service to douse the flames and fire-fighting operations are underway. The reason behind the fire is yet to be known.
(More details awaited)