New Delhi 03 October (KMS)
In the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, 5 people including 3 children died and more than 60 were injured in a fire during the puja.
A fire broke out in the pandal during Durga Puja in Bhaduhi area of the state when the Aarti ritual was going on. Police said that the cause of the fire could be a short circuit, but the incident is under investigation. According to the local authorities. 150 people participated in the puja, 5 people including 3 children were killed and more than 60 were injured due to the fire. According to police sources, the injured were immediately shifted to a nearby hospital for medical assistance. An investigation has been initiated by registering an IR.
It should be remembered that the religious festival Navrati is being celebrated in India these days, which will continue for 10 days.