Two killed in fire at Kolkata hotel

Police said at least two persons were charred to death in a fire at a hotel in southern Kolkata early today.

Published: 30th March 2017 08:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th March 2017 09:11 AM   |  A+A-

For representational purpose

By PTI

KOLKATA: At least two persons were charred to death in a fire at a hotel in southern Kolkata early today, police said.
    
Anup Agarwal and Jugalkishore Gupta, guests at the hotel, were rushed to a hospital after suffering serious injuries in the fire but could not be saved.

The fire broke out at around 3 am, a senior police officer said, adding that up to 30 persons, including the hotel's staff, have been rescued.
    
Nine fire tenders were rushed to the site and took three hours to douse the fire.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL2018