Death Toll In Bhadohi Durga Puja Pandaal Fire Mishap Rises To Three, Many Remain Critical

Death Toll In Bhadohi Durga Puja Pandaal Fire Mishap Rises To Three, Many Remain Critical

Lucknow, Oct 3 (TNA) The death toll in the fire mishap at a Durga Puja pandal in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi on Sunday rose to three on Monday morning, an official said. The deceased include a 12-year-old boy, a 45-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy, District Magistrate Gaurang Rathi informed.

A total of 42 people were injured in a fire at Durga Puja pandal under Aurai Police Station area. Nine people have been admitted at a local hospital, while 33 others with serious burn injuries were referred to a hospital in nearby Varanasi.

The incident had occurred around 9.30 pm when an aarti was being performed.

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