8 killed, several injured after fire in crackers shop in Gujarat’s Vadodara

Vadodara: Eight people have been killed and several others are injured after a fire broke out in a fireworks shop in Gujarat’s Vadodara district Friday.

The fire started at a shop in the Rustampura village of Vaghodia area in the evening and spread to the neighbouring shops and homes, a senior police officer Saurabh Tolumbia said.

“Police and fire brigade rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control. We have pulled out eight bodies from the site,” he said.

Relief was being provided to those injured, he said adding that the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, NDTV reported.

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