22 dead in massive fire at gaming zone in Gujarat’s Rajkot

Srinagar, May 25 (KNS): At least 22 persons, including children, were killed in a massive fire in a game zone where people thronged to enjoy a summer vacation outing in Gujarat's Rajkot city on Saturday evening, reports said.

Reports said that relief and rescue operations have been underway at the affected TRP game zone for more than five hours after the blaze erupted at a fibre dome constructed for gaming activities at around 4:30 pm.

They said the structure collapsed due to the huge fire, while 22 persons have so far died in the fire incident.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

They added the bodies are completely charred and it is difficult to identify them. “Several people, including children were playing games when the tragedy struck.”

Reports further said fire tenders and ambulances rushed to the spot to douse the flames and the debris is being cleared, while the exact cause of fire is not known.

They added that the government has set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the incident. (KNS) 

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