In Kolkata 2 dead after fire breaks out near China town

Two persons were charred to death as a devastating fire on Thursday gutted a gas cylinder godown in Tangra area of the metropolis. Officials at the city police control room have said so far two persons have been charred to death. “We are yet to confirm if the casualty is more,” they said.

Fire Brigade officials said seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot at Christopher Road soon after the fire broke out at around 1.00 PM. The blaze was brought under control in about two hours, they said.