Eight injured in hostel building fire in Kota


Team Udayavani, Apr 14, 2024, 1:05 PM IST

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A massive fire broke out on Sunday morning in a boys’ hostel building injuring eight students here, police said.

The incident took place at around 6.15 am in Landmark City under Kunhari police station, Superintendent of Police Kota city Amrita Duhan said.

According to initial investigation, a short circuit in an electric transformer installed in the ground floor of the five-storey hostel building led to the fire, police said. The forensic team, however, is trying to ascertain the exact reason for the incident.

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