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Fire mishap creates panic in Rajahmundry

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jul 23, 2015, 8:42 am IST
Updated Mar 28, 2019, 11:10 am IST
Three persons suffered severe burn injuries while several others
Flames rage at the scene of a blaze near the Ambedkar Statue Centre near Anam Kalakshetram in Rajahmundry on Wednesday. (Photo: DC)
 Flames rage at the scene of a blaze near the Ambedkar Statue Centre near Anam Kalakshetram in Rajahmundry on Wednesday. (Photo: DC)

Rajahmundry: Even before the people could forget about the stampede that claimed the lives of 27 pilgrims, a fire accident, triggered by four blasts, in the heart of Rajahmundry spread panic on Wednesday. There were no casualties reported.

Three persons suffered severe burn injuries while several others, who tried to run away from the place, sustained minor injuries in the mishap.

Three police vehicles, eight two-wheelers, one auto and a Maruti car, which were parked at the place, were reduced to ashes. Bleaching powder and other sanitation material of the municipal corporation, put in two shops, were also burnt. Two other shops, including that of a cool drink and a restaurant, were also damaged.

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Location: Andhra Pradesh




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