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Death toll rises to 10 in Muzaffarpur factory fire; inquiry ordered

A massive fire broke out in a factory in the Chaknooran area on Monday afternoon

ANI  |  Muzaffarpur (Bihar) 

Maharashtra fire

The death toll in incident that took place on Monday has increased to 10 from three.

A massive fire broke out in a factory in the Chaknooran area on Monday afternoon.

An inquiry has been ordered into the incident by Muzaffarpur district magistrate Mohd. Sohail to ascertain the cause of the fire.

"Bodies of seven people who were feared to be trapped in the fire on Monday have been recovered today. An inquiry has been ordered to find out abou the lapses, different types of required approvals for running the factory and its construction plan," the district magistrate said.

Compensation for the deceased's families is yet to be announced.

First Published: Wed, January 02 2019. 02:03 IST
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