The fire burst out at around 9 pm when aarti was being done at the pandal, authorities said, including that an electrical short circuit mayhave caused the fire.

At the very least three individuals, consisting of 2 kids, were killed and also more than 60 wounded in a massive fire at a Durga Puja pandal in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi last night, officials have actually said.

The fire broke out at around 9 pm when aarti was being done at the pandal, authorities stated, adding that an electrical short circuit might have created the fire.

The injured were rushed to the health center for therapy.

“A 45-year-old lady and also a 12-year-old child were killed in the fire last night, while a 10-year-old young boy died at the healthcare facility this morning,” District Magistrate Gaurang Rathi stated.

He claimed around 150 people were inside the Pandal at the time of the occurrence.

The matter is being checked out, Mr Rathi added.

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Last Updated: 03 October 2022