Fire near Kolkata airport

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Kolkata, Mar 23 (ANI): A fire broke out in two chemical factories near the International Airport in Kolkata today, leading authorities to evacuate two Air India planes from the hangar to the parking bay.

The fire broke out at around 10 a.m at the Puja Chemical and Cisoon Chemical factories at Narayanpur, adjacent to the airport.

According to airport sources, flights, which take off, or land at the Koikhali end of the Netaji Subhash Chander airport, were doing so from the Madhyamgram side as smoke from the blaze has enveloped the area.

Sixteen fire engines are engaged in fighting the blaze. (ANI)

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