Durga Puja Pandal fire: 3 dead in UP's Bhadohia
Three people died in a fire that broke out at a Durga Puja pandal in Bhadohi on Sunday night at the time of aarti. Several people who were injured have been admitted to hospital. Gaurang Rathi, the District Magistrate of Bhadohi informed on Monday that three people died in the fire incident.
"The death toll has reached three in the Bhadohi Durga Puja pandal matter. A 12-year-old boy, a 10-year-old boy and a 45-year-old woman has died in the incident," the DM said.
On Sunday night, the SP of Bhadohi Anil Kumar had informed about the incident saying that the fire broke out at the time of aarti. "At around 9 pm, a fire broke out at Durga Puja pandal in Bhadohi as it was the time of aarti. Around 10-15 people were injured and were immediately rushed to the hospital," the SP said.
Gaurang Rathi, the DM of Bhadohi informed that the incident happened prime facie because of a short circuit.