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Major fire breaks out at SUM hospital in Bhubaneswar; casualties feared

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 17 October 2016, 21:45 IST
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22 people killed in SUM hospital Fire in Bhubaneswar Odisha, many injured. A major fire broke out today at the SUM hospital in Bhubaneswar due to an electrical short circuit.

According to sources, one person died in the incident while over 20 people are said to be injured.

Five fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the fire.

Hundreds of patients admitted in the hospital are being shifted to other hospitals, reported UpdateOdisha.

Reportedly, many ambulances have been sent to the spot for shifting the patients and fire service personnel have been engaged to carry out rescue operation and douse the fire.

More details are awaited.

First published: 17 October 2016, 21:36 IST
 
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