According to the investigation, Short circuit is suspected to have caused the fire in the electric bike showroom, resulting in explosion of one vehicle after the order

The Indian Express

At least seven persons were charred to death and another 13 persons were injured, when a major fire that broke out in an electric bike showroom spread to a hotel located above it at Secuderabad late on Monday night

The Hindu Business Line

Some succumbed to burns while trying to escape from the fire. Hyderabad commissioner C V Anand told all these to reporters after midnight

India Posts English

One more person succumbed to burn injuries, taking the total death toll to eight, informed Chandana Deepti, DCP, North Zone, Hyderabad

Hindustan Times

According to the preliminary inspection, a short circuit is the main cause of the fire in the electric bike showroom, resulting in explosion of one vehicle after the other

The Hindu

The Hotel staff and guests who noticed the fire and smoke and alerted the fire department

The Indian Express

The police told the broke out the electric scooters showroom at around 9pm and within no time, fire engulfed the total showroom

The Hindu

Very firstly the fire and the smoke speeded to the Ruby Hotel located above of the showroom, where 25 persons were staying

The Hindu

Due to thick smoke billowing from the showroom, many of those lodged in the hotel showroom were suffocated and fell unconscious. At least five of them were charred in the unconscious state and some others who caught fire jumped out the hotel rooms.

The Hindu

The Injured were immediately rushed to the Gandhi Hospital and two of them succumbed to burns. The condition of at least four others is said to be serious.

The Hindu Business Line

State minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav, along with Hyderabad police commissioner C V Anand, director general of the fire department Sanjay Kumar Jain, regional fire officer V.Papaiah and other top officials went to the spot and supervbised the rescue operations

Rare Historical Photos

The State Minister State that all injured were being provided the best treatment. Those who were staying in the lodge were people who had come to the city from other places for work

The Hindu

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