Assistant Commissioner of Police (East) Ludhiana Surinder Singh said they were migrant labourers from Bihar and were sleeping when the incident occurred.
The majority of the victims of the fire mishap are small-scale traders. As many as seven shops including snacks and electrical shops were damaged in the fire tragedy while two shops were completely gutted.
While at least 15 persons perished in the blaze mostly due to suffocation, around 10 other workers are feared trapped or missing in the incident.
Guwahati: At least two firefighters of Oil India Limited (OIL) were killed near the oil well blowout site in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Wednesday. Many houses in the adjoining areas were also damaged and several thousand people have shifted to safer places and the relief camps set up by the OIL. Officials of the Tinsukia […]
Kannauj (UP): Several people suffered burn injuries in a fire that broke out after a bus collided with a truck near Uttar Pradesh’s Chiloi village on Friday, police said. Fire tenders have been rushed to the spot, they said. There were around 40 passengers in the bus, police said, adding that the accident took place […]