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Four killed, eight injured in Mumbai building fire

PTI  Mumbai, November 11, 2013
First Published: 07:48 IST(11/11/2013) | Last Updated: 11:06 IST(11/11/2013)

Four persons were killed and eight others got injured when a fire broke out in a seven-storey building in suburban Vikhroli early today, officials said.

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Fire brigade sources said the fire broke out in the building located in Siddharthanagar area this morning.

It was a residential building and the victims were sleeping when the blaze broke out, they said.

The cause of the blaze is yet to be ascertained, they said.

According to TV reports, fire started in the electric meter cable box and spread through the cable network. Everyone has been evacuated from the building and the injured have been taken to hospital, according to authorities.

(With agency inputs)


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