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11 Migrant Workers Dead in a Fire Mishap in Hyderabad:- 11 migrant workers were burnt to death in a fire accident during the early hours of today. The fire mishap took place in Bansilalpet of Bhoiguda in Hyderabad. The fire officials rushed to the spot and two godowns caught fire on the spot. The initial investigation claimed that the fire accident took place due to a short circuit. The locals told that they heard a huge bang at 3:30 AM and it took hours to control the fire and the flames. The godowns had sawdust and caught fire immediately. The migrant workers are sleeping inside the godown.
Telangana | 11 people died after a fire broke out in a scrap shop in Bhoiguda, Hyderabad— ANI (@ANI) March 23, 2022
Out of 12 people, one person survived. DRF reached the spot to douse the fire. A shock circuit could be the reason for the fire. We are investigating the matter: Mohan Rao, Gandhi Nagar SHO pic.twitter.com/PMTIDa5ilg
Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand rushed to the spot this morning. All the deceased are aged between 23 and 30 years. All of them are the natives of Chapra district in Bihar. Some of the locals told that they heard a cylinder blast and five fire-tenders have been rushed to the spot. The investigation also told that the fire safety norms were flouted and both the godowns were adjacent to each other. All the migrant workers die from asphyxiation. One of them managed to jump out and he is rushed to a nearby hospital. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakhs for the families of the deceased. He asked the Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to make the arrangements for the mortal remains to reach their native places.
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