Uttar Pradesh, 11 Nov: At least 13 people were killed and 3 others injured after a major fire broke out in a Jacket garment factory in Uttar Pradesh’s Sahibabad industrial area.
The fire, apparently broke out by a short circuit in early hours on Friday morning at a garment factory in Shahid Nagar area near the Jaipal Chowk, the police said.By the time fire tenders could douse the blaze, a dozen people were dead, a police official said.
A large number of factory workers, mostly hailing from Bareilly, were present inside the facility when the tragedy took place. Only three workers managed to jump to safety.
Senior district officials reached to the spot as relief and rescue work continued, a state home department official informed.
The injured were taken to nearby hospital.
The victims were identified as Aazad, Fazar, Negwan, Hasmat, Mehboob, Naazim, Sameer, Alauddin, Aamir, Salman, Momin, Naseem and Shakir.