|At least seven persons were killed in a major fire that broke out on the 18th floor of a residential building at Tardeo of Mumbai this morning. The blaze erupted around 7 am in the Kamla building located opposite Gandhi Hospital at Gowalia Tank.
Fire brigade personnel rushed to the spot on being alerted. 13 fire engines, 7 water jetties, among others, were involved in the firefighting operation.
Several persons were injured in the fire. While 14 of them were taken to the nearby Bhatia Hospital, seven were rushed to the Nair Hospital and two were rushed to the Kasturba Hospital. Five from Nair Hospital and one each from Kasturba and Bhatia hospital succumbed to injuries.
Police are also carrying out door-to-door searches to trace if anyone is trapped inside their residential flats.