Bhadohi Durga Puja Fire Incident: Death Toll Reaches 5, 64 Injured 


Bhadohi: The death toll in the Bhadohi Durga Puja pandal fire incident reached 5 on Monday. Three children, including a 12-year-old boy, a 10-year-old boy and two women died, said Bhadohi DM Gaurang Rathi. 

Over 60 people were injured after the pooja pandal caught fire when the Aarti was being performed at around 9 PM on Sunday night. 



Around 300 people were inside the Pandal at the time of the incident. Though the exact reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, a short circuit is believed to be the cause of the fire.    

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