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Five feared dead as fire breaks out in Mumbai high-rise: Reports

The 16-storey building is located in suburban Tilak Nagar, where a search and rescue operation by the Mumbai Fire Brigade is underway

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Fire on the 14th floor of Sargam Society near Ganesh Garden in Tilak Nagar has been declared as level-3 fire. Photo: ANI

Five people are feared dead in a fire that broke out in a residential high-rise building in Mumbai, according to media reports on Thursday evening. The number of casualties could not be verified independently.   News agency PTI, while citing an unnamed civic official, confirmed that three people, including two women, died and one person was injured in the fire.   The 16-storey building is located in suburban Tilak Nagar, where a search and rescue operation by the Mumbai Fire Brigade is underway, the official from the Disaster Management Unit of the Brihanmumbai ...