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Puttingal temple fire in Kollam: Here are the Emergency Numbers

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Trivandrum, Apr 10: As the army, navy and air force joined rescue operations in a Kerala temple where a fire tragedy left more than 100 dead, authorities have issued emergency numbers.

Live: 105 dead, 350 injured in Kerala temple firework mishap; rescue ops underway

Both Centre as well as state governments are monitoring the situation closely.

Puttingal temple fire in Kollam: Here are the Emergency Numbers

Here are the emergency numbers:

Main control room helpline: 0474-2512344;

Trivandrum central control room: 0471 2528300;

Kollam control room: 0474 2794002;

Toll free no: 1077;

Other helpline numbers: 949760778, 949730869

At least six helicopters, two aircraft, three naval ships and army medical teams were deployed, a defence ministry official said.

A Dornier utility aircraft, two Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) and two Chetaks with medical teams were sent to the site from the Garuda naval air station at Kochi.

Four other utility helicopters, including Mi17 and ALH, were launched from Sulur air force station in Tamil Nadu.

"Medical assistance is being provided by the army in Kollam. Two medical teams rushed from Thiruvananthapuram. Military hospitals are kept ready to receive patients," the official added.

An illegal fireworks show in a Hindu temple in Kollam in Kerala early on Sunday set off a huge fire which left nearly 100 people dead and over 350 injured, many in critical condition.

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