5 choke to death in massive fire at cloth godown in Pune

Five labourers were killed in a massive fire that broke out this morning at a cloth godown in a village near Pune.The labourers were asleep in a room when the fire broke out at the cloth godown in Uruli Devachi village in the early hours.

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New Delhi: Five labourers were killed in a massive fire that broke out this morning at a cloth godown in a village near Pune.

The labourers were asleep in a room when the fire broke out at the cloth godown in Uruli Devachi village in the early hours.

The workers likely suffocated to death as the blaze had spread quickly from the shop to their room.

The death toll can increase as Pune police are trying to verify whether there were more workers sleeping in the room.

Four fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire has been controlled the injured have been rushed to hospital.

The cause of fire has not yet been confirmed.

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