12 people seriously injured in Mahakumbh fire
- Jan 25, 2013, 18:47 PM IST
Allahabad: A fire injured as many as 25 people as it gutted five tents at Mahakumbh on Friday evening. Reportedly, the fire erupted out in Sector 11, 12 of Kumbh Nagari in Allahabad, in the Ramjhanki Ashram. At lease three fire trucks were rushed to the scene, and the fire is reportedly now under control.
It is being said that leakage in a gas cylinder might have caused the fire. Others said that it was caused by a bonfire started by some pilgrims at a pandal. Meanwhile, the injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital.
Further details are awaited.
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