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Fire Breaks Out At Kamala Mills In Mumbai's Lower Parel

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A large fire has broken out at the Kamala Mills compound in Mumbai's Lower Parel. An FIR has been registered against the restaurant where the fire initiated in Mumbai's Lower Parel locality. The case has been filed under the charges of culpable homicide under section 304 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Update at 12:55 am: Three fire engines on the spot.

Update at 1:10 am: Eight fire engines on the spot.

Update at 1:18 am: Have asked G South officer for the report. Will see what was reason for the incident; were all necessary licenses given and norms were followed: Sunil Shinde, Shiv Sena MLA to Republic TV

Update at 1:31 am: No casualties reported. Reason for fire still unknown.

Update at 1:52 am: BMC statement - 12 injured. No casualties. Injured rushed to KEM hospital

Update at 2:32 am: 

Update at 3:19 am: 

 

Update at 6.00 am:

Rescue operations end

Update at 6.07 am:

FIR under charges of culpable homicide registered against the restaurant '1 Above' where the fire broke out

Update at 7.40 am:

Transmission of the TV channels ET Now, Mirror Now, Zoom & TV9 Marathi affected due to the fire

Update at 8.00 am:

All the 12 injured are out of danger now,' said Dean of KEM Hospital Avinash Supe

Update at 8.07 am:

'Postmortem reveals that all the 14 deaths were due to suffocation,' said Dr.Rajesh Dere, doctor who performed the postmortems

This is a developing story. 

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