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Six people were killed in a fire in a hospital in Mumbai

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More than 125 people were injured, according to police. The reason for the outbreak of the fire has already been found.

A fire in a hospital in Mumbai, India has killed six people. According to the police, more than 125 people were injured. According to officials, most of the injured are in a stable condition. 145 people are said to have been saved.

The fire was therefore due to an electrical short circuit between the third and fourth floor of the five-story state hospital broke out. The fire brigade had to move in with several fire engines to bring the fire under control. 49 patients were taken to other hospitals.
Building fires are not uncommon in India

According to a fire department spokesman, the rescue teams searched all areas of the hospital for missing persons. The flames were later brought under control.

Building fires are not uncommon in India: construction laws and safety regulations are often disregarded by clients – with sometimes devastating consequences. In December 2017, 15 people were killed in Mumbai when a restaurant was on fire.