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Business News/ News / India/  Maharashtra: Fire breaks out in clothing shop in Aurangabad, 7 dead
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Maharashtra: Fire breaks out in clothing shop in Aurangabad, 7 dead

A massive fire in a clothing shop in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Aurangabad, resulted in seven deaths due to suffocation, as confirmed by Commissioner of Police Manoj Lohiya.

Fire breaks out at a clothing shop in the cantonment area of Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, AurangabadPremium
Fire breaks out at a clothing shop in the cantonment area of Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Aurangabad

A massive fire broke out in a clothing shop in the cantonment area of Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Aurangabad at 4 am on Wednesday. According to the preliminary investigation, Manoj Lohiya Commissioner of Police said that seven people have died due to suffocation. However, the cause behind the blaze remains unknown. The police said all seven people who suffocated to death, belonged to the same family. The deceased used to live on the floor above the garment shop in the main market area.

Sharing details about the incident, Lohiya said, "The fire did not reach the second floor but after a preliminary investigation, seven people died due to suffocating".

"Shortly after receiving information about the blaze, fire tenders and locals rushed to the spot and doused the flame. However seven people had unfortunately died by then," he added.

The official said that the bodies were removed from the spot and sent for a postmortem investigation at the Government Medical College and Hospital.

(More details awaited)

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Published: 03 Apr 2024, 08:12 AM IST
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