Fire At Strand Road, Kolkata: Fireman, Cop Among 9 Dead, CM Mamata Banerjee Visits Spot

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Nine people were killed in a huge fire that broke out in an office building in central Kolkata's Strand Road in the evening on March 8. Among the dead are four firemen, a police officer, a Railways officer & a security person, reported NDTV. Five of the nine bodies were found in an elevator on the 12th floor. The victims appeared to have suffocated & burnt to death inside the lift. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has expressed grief over the incident and ordered a high-level probe to ascertain the cause of the fire. PM Narendra Modi also expressed grief over the incident and prayed for speedy recovery of the injured. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited the spot at around 11 pm. Watch the video to know more.

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