Published on : Friday, December 29, 2017
The fire erupted just after midnight at a building in the popular Kamala Mills restaurant and shopping compound. It engulfed the structure within 30 minutes. More people have been injured in the blaze with several being treated in hospital. The fire started at the 1 Above rooftop restaurant.
There are many of the guests tried to seek shelter in the bathroom and got trapped there. Most of the deaths were due to suffocation.
Most of the casualties were women attending a party. A 28-year-old woman who was celebrating her birthday died in the fire.
Kamala Mills is a refurbished industrial compound and houses several upscale restaurants, bars, offices and hotels.
Kamala Mills located in the busy area and it is the home to several media outlets with a number of national news channels affected by the fire, including Times Now, Mirror Now and ET Now.
The local police have reportedly launched an investigation.