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Himachal Pradesh: Five killed after fire breaks out at residential building in Mandi

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    Shimla, July 23: Five people were killed after a fire broke out at a residential building at Ner Chowk in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district on Monday.

    5 Dead, Several Feared Trapped

    5 Dead, Several Feared Trapped

    Several people are feared trapped inside the building located in the Ner Chowk area, while three fire tenders are at the spot and rescue operations are being carried out.

    Reason behind the fire

    Reason behind the fire

    According to Rajiv Kumar, ADM Mandi, an explosion in a cooking gas cylinder appears to be the reason behind the fire.

    Rescue operations underway

    Rescue operations underway

    More personnel are being sent for rescue operations and the situation is under control said the district authorities. The District Magistrate of Mandi, Rugved Thakur is on his way to the accident site.

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