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5 Sleeping employees burn to death as fire breaks out at Bengaluru bar

Five immigrant employees associated with the Kailash Bar and Restaurant in Bengaluru were burnt to death in flames that bust out at the site during the early hours of Monday in Bengaluru’s Kalasipalyam area. The sufferers were asleep when the event occurred. As per a police officer, the fire appeared to have been sparked by a short-circuit dead have been recognized as Swami (23), Prasad (20), Mahesh (35), all from Tumakuru; Manjunath (45), who hails from Hassan; and Keerthi (24), a native of Mandya.

The fire broke out at the restaurant at around 2.30 am The fire was brought under control by the time dawn broke. “Though the cause of the fire is unknown and is being investigated, a short circuit appears to have set the blaze.”

 Two fire tenders and a fire rescue vehicle were hurried to the spot after people noticed the blaze at 2:30 am, according to the police, but they were unable to save the workers sleeping inside. A reimbursement of Rs 5 lakh each was announced for the families of persons killed in the fire at the bar, which was approved in the name of one RV Dayashankar.

 

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