Mumbai : An elderly woman was killed when a fire broke out in a residential high-rise in Kurla on Wednesday, the BMC Disaster Control said. The fire was noticed around 7 a.m. in Building No. 7-C in the Kohinoor City complex in Kurla West.
Many people were stranded in the upper floors owing to pocket fires from the 4-10 floors and were guided to the building terrace. Teams of firefighters are battling the conflagration even as the people on the terrace were rescued safely.
Later the fire-fighters rushed one seriously injured senior citizen — Shakuntala Ramani, 70, to Rajawadi Hospital where she was declared dead on admission. Further details are awaited.
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