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19 killed, 10 injured in devastating fire in Kolkata

Posted on 27 February 2013 by admin

AIHRA News Thursday 28th February 2013

Kolkata, Feb 27 (PTI) A major fire engulfed a five-storey market complex housing shops storing mainly plastics and paper in Sealdah area of the city today, leaving 19 people dead and 10 others injured.

The fire was detected at 3.50 AM in the 25-year-old Surya Sen Market complex housing a godown-cum-office complex when the victims, mostly labourers working in the market, were sleeping, vice-chairman of the market Sushanta Ghose said.

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