Three killed in Bombay House fire

Three people were killed and one suffered serious injuries when a major fire broke out on Wednesday morning in the basement of Bombay House, the headquarters of the Tata Group, an official said.

According to chief fire officer U.K. Tatkare, the fire broke out in the basement of Bombay House in South Mumbai around 9.30am.

"The three people were trapped in the basement and succumbed while a fourth person was brought out in a serious condition," Tatkare said.

He has been rushed to Sir J.J. Hospital for treatment.

Tatkare added that another two people were rescued from the terrace of the building by fire officials.

The area around Bombay House, located in the heart of Mumbai's central business district, has been sealed to facilitate relief and rescue operations.

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