Fire kills 13 in Kolkata

The death toll in the Surya Sen Market fire has jumped to 13," state fire services minister Javed Khan told.

Fire kills 13 in Kolkata

World Bulletin / News Desk

A fire swept through a six-story building housing an illegal market in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata on Wednesday, killing 13 people who were unable to escape the inferno, local officials said.

"The death toll in the Surya Sen Market fire has jumped to 13," state fire services minister Javed Khan told. "The market has only one exit point and those who stayed in the market at night were trapped after the fire broke out."

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