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7 killed in factory blaze

Press Trust of India  |  Panipat (Hr) 

Seven persons were killed while three sustained injuries in a major fire that broke out in a spinning mill in Kurar village here.

Short circuit was said to be the reason behind the mishap that took place yesterday, officials said.

"Seven persons, including two women, were killed in the fire," Panipat SDM Vivek Chaudhary said today.

Among three injured, one was critical and has been rushed to PGI in Rohtak for treatment, he said.

Several fire tenders were used to put out the blaze, officials said.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 11:02 IST