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Morning Breaking: 5 killed as fire breaks out in Mumbai high-rise, case registered

Five persons, including four senior citizens, died and five others were injured after a major fire broke out in a multi-storey residential building in Mumbai on Thursday. Four of the five deceased were women. Three of the victims seem to have died of smoke inhalation. The fire is suspected to have caused due to short circuit, a fire officer said. The building’s firefighting system wasn’t working, said a fire officer.

Dec 29, 2018, 08:08 AM IST