MUMBAI: A fire tore through a multi-storey building in India´s financial capital Mumbai Friday, killing at least 15 people and leaving many injured, a senior police officer said on Friday.
“So far the death of 15 people has been declared,” S. Jaykumar, a Mumbai police commissioner, told reporters.
He said the cause of the fire was under investigation.
The blaze broke out at a commercial building in the Kamala Mills compound in central Mumbai around 12:30 am (1900 GMT), police said.
Kamala Mills is an industrial compound that houses top restaurants and other commercial establishments including hotels.