7 killed in factory blaze in Panipat

Short circuit was said to be the reason behind the mishap that took place on Friday, officials said.

Panipat: Seven persons were killed while three sustained injuries in a major fire that broke out in a spinning mill in Kurar village here.

Short circuit was said to be the reason behind the mishap that took place on Friday, officials said.

"Seven persons, including two women, were killed in the fire," Panipat SDM Vivek Chaudhary said on Saturday.

Among three injured, one was critical and has been rushed to PGI in Rohtak for treatment, he said.

Several fire tenders were used to put out the blaze, officials said.

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