Panipat : 7 killed in factory blaze

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PANIPAT: In a massive fire which broke out in a spinning mill situated in Kurar village in Panipat district, seven persons were killed while three sustained major injuries.

The reason behind the mishap that took place on Friday is said be a short circuit, as per the statements of officials.

“During the massive fire broke out seven persons who were killed included two women,” Panipat SDM Vivek Chaudhary said on Saturday.

One among the three who were injured, was critical and has been rushed to PGI in Rohtak for treatment, he further said.

Several fire tenders were used to put out the blaze and bring the fire under control, officials said.