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Bhendi Bazaar fire: 2 women die

DNMUM436793 | 5/25/2019 | Author : Anagha Sawant | WC :340 | Disasters & Accidents



Two senior citizens identified as Nafisa Gitthan (60) and Farida Master (66) died due to suffocation and 11 others, including two firemen, were injured after a fire broke out in a building at Punjab Mahal, in Bhendi Bazaar on Thursday night.'
The building's power supply was cut off. My sister-in-law couldn't see anything in the dark and was not able to figure out her way out to the building,' said a relative of Nafisa Gitthan, a 60-year-old resident who stayed alone.
Khozen Gitthan, brother-in-law of Nafisa, who stays nearby had called her to ask if she is fine after getting to know that a fire had broken out in her building. Khozen said, "One of our family members called her after listening about the inc
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