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Kumbh Mela: Fire at Digambar Akhada camp

ANI  |  Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

A fire broke out at the here on Monday on the eve of the

Fire tenders were immediately pressed to action to douse the flames.

Around 10 ambulances and an air ambulance were also rushed to the spot.

Nodal Officer, Disaster Management, Dr said the fire broke out after a cylinder blast occurred in the tent. "No casualties have been reported so far," he told ANI.

SP (Security, Prayagraj) Ashutosh Mishra said the fire has been contained and the area is being cleared.

Further details are awaited.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 14:15 IST