8 killed in Hyderabad as fire breaks out in electric scooter showroom

Eight people staying in a hotel were killed in a fire accident that originated from an electric bike showroom in Secunderabad area during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday

8 killed in Hyderabad as fire breaks out in electric scooter showroom
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Eight people staying in a hotel were killed in a fire accident that originated from an electric bike showroom in Secunderabad area during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday.

Five others were injured, police said.

About 25 to 30 people were said to be staying in the hotel at the time of the incident.

Firefighters rushed to the spot and rescued seven guests, who were trapped in the multi-storeyed building. The injured were shifted to hospitals.

According to eyewitnesses, heavy smoke engulfed Ruby lodge on the upper floor of the building after the fire broke out in the showroom on the ground floor. The Fire personnel managed to rescue nine persons.

The incident sent panic in the building.

State Animal Husbandry Minister, T. Srinivas Yadav rushed to the spot and was monitoring the rescue and relief operation.


TV visuals suggested that some people tried to jump out of the hotel windows in a bid to escape the fire.

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