PM Modi expresses condolences over loss of lives in Indore fire incident

New Delhi: 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in a fire incident in Indore.

“The incident of fire in Indore, Madhya Pradesh is very sad. I express my deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in this tragedy. I also wish a speedy recovery to all the injured.”  tweeted PMO India today. 

As many as seven persons were charred to death after a massive fire broke out in a double-storey building in Indore’s Swarna Bagh Colony in the early hours of Saturday, police said.

According to preliminary information, the blaze is suspected to have been triggered by an electric short circuit, Indore Police Commissioner Harinarayan Chari Mishra, who was present at the site, told ANI.

“Seven people have died and nine people have so far been rescued by officials present at the spot,” the Police Commissioner said.

A fire department official said: “The fire might have started due to a short circuit. It took us three hours to bring the fire under control.”

Further investigation is underway. 


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