3 killed in fire at re­li­gious event

The Asian Age - - Nation -

Ra­jkot: Three teenage girls were killed and 15 oth­ers in­jured af­ter a fire broke out dur­ing a re­li­gious event near Ra­jkot in Gu­jarat, an of­fi­cial said on Satur­day. The in­ci­dent hap­pened at the “Rash­tra Katha Shibir” ( camp) in Pranali vil­lage of the district last night. “The blaze erupted in shibir's women sec­tion and spread rapidly, killing three per­sons,” district col­lec­tor Vikrant Pandey said. A team of NDRF and Fire Brigade res­cued sev­eral peo­ple from the site, Mr Pandey said.

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