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Fire claims 7 lives in West Bengal

Seven people are charred to death as fire breaks out at around 4.45 am in an embroidery unit in Howrah.

india Updated: Feb 05, 2007 12:35 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

Seven people were charred to death when a fire broke out in an embroidery unit in Howrah early on Monday morning.

Fire broke out in the building at around 4.45 am and six fire engines were rushed to spot soon after, fire brigade officials said.

Seven charred bodies were recovered from the site after the fire was extinguished, they added.

First Published: Feb 05, 2007 10:38 IST