Lucknow: 5 people, including 2 children, were killed and 64 injured in a fire during Durga Puja in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
According to the Indian media, a fire suddenly broke out in the pandal during the Durga Puja in Bha Dohi in the state of Uttar Pradesh when the ritual of Aarti was going on. The police say that the cause of the fire may be a short circuit, but the incident is being investigated. .
According to local officials, three children and two women were killed in this incident while 64 people were injured. The injured were immediately shifted to a nearby hospital for medical assistance.
According to SP Bhadohi Dr. Anil Kumar, a case has been registered against Bacha Yadav, president of the Durga Puja Organizing Committee. Cases have also been registered against several other unknown members of the committee. along with reached the spot to supervise the rescue efforts.