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17 Dec 2018 | 03:27 PM UTC

India: Mumbai hospital fire leaves six dead, dozens injured December 17

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Fire at Mumbai hospital leaves at least six people dead and dozens injured December 17; rescue operations ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/17/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/17/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION Mumbai


A fire at a hospital in Mumbai's Marol area (Andheri East) has left at least six people dead and dozens of others injured on Monday, December 17. Operations to rescue those trapped inside the building are ongoing as of Monday evening (local time). Localized transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the blaze over the coming hours.


Individuals in Mumbai are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities (e.g. road closures).


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