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Four killed as fire breaks out in hosiery factory in Ludhiana

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

Four persons were killed in a fire that broke out in a factory at Nagar here Wednesday morning, police said.

The deceased were labourers who were working in the factory at the time of incident, police said.

The exact cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained,

Around half a dozen fire fighting vehicles were pressed into service to put out the fire, he said, adding that it took them three hours to douse the flames

The factory was located in a thickly-populated area of the city, police said.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 09:55 IST