Fire in Mumbai's Kamala Mills claims several lives

A massive fire broke out at a multi-storey building in India's financial capital of Mumbai.

Dec 29, 2017, 08:55 AM IST
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At least 15 people died and three were critically injured when fire broke out in a multi-storey building. (IANS Photo)  

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The fire department received a call about the blaze at a commercial building in the Kamala Mills compound in Central Mumbai around 0030 local time. (ANI Photo)  

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Several fire tenders, water tankers, emergency ambulance and police personnel rushed to the spot for the rescue operation, BMC disaster management unit said. (ANI Photo)  

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The fire in the building started at the top floor and engulfed the structure in less than thirty minutes. (Photo: Aadil Iqbal)  

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A majority of the deceased were women attending a party at a rooftop restaurant, a police official said. (Photo: Aadil Iqbal)  

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Kamala Mills, a refurbished industrial compound, houses swanky restaurants and other commercial establishments including offices of several media outlets. (Photo: Aadil Iqbal)

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