Fire breaks out in Bengaluru restaurant, 5 dead

Two fire tenders and one rescue vehicle reached the spot immediately and the fire was put off. Photograph:( WION Web Team )

WION Web Team Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Jan 08, 2018, 01.48 AM (IST)

At least five people have died after a major fire broke early on Monday morning in a restaurant in Bengaluru.

Reports said five employees sleeping inside died in the fire.

The restaurant named Kailash bar situated in Kumbaara Sangha building caught fire at 2:30am.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Two fire tenders and one rescue vehicle reached the spot immediately and the fire was put off.

Reports said the owner of the restaurant RV Dayashankar has been absconding after a call from the police.

Names of people who died in the fire:

Swami, 23-years from Tumkur.

Prasad, 20-year-old from Tumkur.

Manjunath, 45-year-old from of Hassan.

Keerthi, 24-year-old from Mandya.

Mahesh, 35-year-old from Tumkur.

 

Two fire tenders and one rescue vehicle reached the spot immediately and the fire was put off. (WION Web Team)

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The restaurant named Kailash bar situated in Kumbaara Sangha building caught fire at 2:30am. (WION Web Team)

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