Man burnt to death in slum fire in Bhubaneswar
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Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 15:04
Bhubaneswar: A man was burnt to death and about a hundred shanties were reduced to ashes when a fire broke out in a slum in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar on Friday, police said.

The fire erupted in a shanty around noon and spread rapidly. By the time fire fighters arrived, about 100 shanties had already been burnt down.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Nitinjit Singh said: "The fire has been brought under control."

"There was no report of anyone else being injured. The cause of the fire is being ascertained," he added.


First Published: Friday, May 02, 2014, 14:47

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