Tardeo Fire Mishap: Death Toll Rises To 7

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Mumbai: At least seven persons were killed while 16 others sustained injuries after a major fire that broke out on the 18th floor of a residential building in Tardeo area of central Mumbai on Saturday morning.

According to reports, a level 3 fire broke out on the 18th floor of the 20-storey Kamala Building in Tardeo, Mumbai this morning.

The fire was caused by a short-circuit in an air conditioner in one of the apartments, said sources.

On being alerted, the fire brigade personnel and police rushed the spot. Several persons were injured in the incident and they were taken to different nearby hospitals

Out of the seven injured taken to the Nair Hospital, five died, while two others succumbed to their injuries at two other hospitals – one each in Bhatia Hospital and Kasturba Hospital – officials added.

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