The fire broke at around 2 am and no reports of injuries or casualties were reported so far. The fire-fighting operations are currently underway.
The shops, located in Jadhav Market, were engulfed in flames, however, the cause of the fire has not been ascertained yet.
The Takshashila Complex caught fire and several students of a coaching centre were seen jumping off the building to escape the inferno. Some people were unable to escape and died on the spot. As the rescue operations were carried out, charred bodies of women and children were taken out. The fire was reportedly triggered by a short circuit.
Mahanagar Udyog Mandal, a traders body, president Pawan Gupta said, "It has been two hours since the fire broke out. Fire tenders reached the spot 30 minutes after the blaze."
No loss of life or injury to any individual has been reported so far.The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
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