8 killed and several injured in cylinder explosion at a restaurant in Mumbai

Cylinder Explosion, Mumbai, Hotel City Kinara, Kurla Mumbai, ACP Srirang Nadgowda, DCP Mahesh Patil
Mumbai : At least 8 persons have been killed in an incident of fire broke out after explosion in gas cylinder today afternoon at a restaurant in Vidyavihar near Kurla aria of Mumbai.

According to reports, the explosion took place at a restaurant named Hotel City Kinara, which is just five minutes away from Kurla and Vidyavihar. In the incident At least eight persons have been died and several injured.

The bodies of seven men and one woman, who were seated in the family room of the restaurant on the first floor, were found. Police said only 1 person among the 8 dead have been identified. While the injured have been admitted to Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar.

ACP Srirang Nadgowda, who visited the spot, said most of dead were employees of the nearby Kohinoor Mall in Kurla West.

DCP Mahesh Patil said, “Today at Kurla about 13:00 hrs, fire broke out in Hotel City Kinara, in front of Holy Cross Church.” He added,” 8 people are dead and bodies sent to Rajawadi Hospital. Fire engines are on the spot and inquiry is in progress.”

First Published on: Friday, October 16, 2015 at: 7:40 PM


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