A massive fire broke out at a building in Kamala Mills compound in Lower Parel area in Mumbai. According to reports, approximately 15 people have been killed and several others have been injured in the massive fire. The fire appears to have started in a restaurant at the top floor of the building. Those injured have been rushed to King Edward Memorial Hospital and some are believed to be in critical condition.
Firefighting operations were underway immediately, with six fire tenders, four water tankers, emergency ambulance and police at the spot. The building in Mumbai houses commercial establishments including news channels that have had to stop broadcasting. According to BMC officials, 12 of the 15 dead are women. When questioned about the cause of the fire, a senior police officer said, "We have started our investigation... It is only after investigation that we will be able to say anything."
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