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27, including children killed in massive fire at gaming zone in India

27, including children killed in massive fire at gaming zone in India
26 May 2024 12:54

GUJARAT (WAM)

A massive fire broke out at a gaming zone in Gujarat's Rajkot city, India, on Saturday evening, leaving in its wake a death toll of 27, police said on Sunday.

Asian News International (ANI) reported that a massive fire broke out at a gaming zone in Rajkot city, resulting in the loss of lives including children.

Meanwhile, Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghvi said that he is heading to Rajkot and SIT will start its investigation tonight only in the Rajkot fire tragedy which claimed 27 lives.

Harsh Sanghvi told ANI, "Many families have lost their children in this incident. I am going to Rajkot right now. The SIT will start its investigation tonight. The administrator and the manager have been arrested. A meeting will take place after visiting the fire spot and the action will start tonight. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also taken the details from the Chief Minister. Members of the SIT are ordered to reach Rajkot by 3:00 IST. The CM will be provided with the details tonight itself."

Those who have been taken to a police station will be interrogated into the fire incident at the gaming facility.

According to officials, the fire broke out at around 4:30 IST.

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