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Four die as fire catches in the Chennai apartment

 2017-05-08 07:38:06.0

Four die as fire catches in the Chennai apartment

Tahlka News Bureau
Chennai: Fire broke out in a parking lot of an apartment at Vadapalani in Chennai in the early hours on Monday. Whereas 4 people including two children dies with suffocation and five other is seriously injured.



Later, Police said the fire broke out from a junction box on the ground floor.

Fire had cover more than ten vehicles parked in the parking lot. The smoke from the fire engulfed the first two floors of the four-storey building.

People sleeping at first floor stucked in the smoke and unable to come put from dense smoke and suffocated to die.

The deceased have been identified as Meenakshi, 65, Selvi, 30, Sanjay, 3 and Sandhya, 10.

Five others, who were struggling to come out, were rescued by neighbours. They were admitted to Government Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital. Their condition was said to be critical.

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