Bollywood celebs express grief — Surat fire

Bollywood celebs express grief — Surat fire

Bollywood celebs express grief — Surat fire

Fourteen fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

Once the fire started, it quickly enveloped a wooden stairway - the only access to the summer classes on the terrace forcing students to plunge out of windows and the roof. "Death toll may rise", said Surat Police Commissioner Satish Kumar Mishra.

Another politician, C R Patil, alleged there were gross safety violations in the building; the coaching class was being run from an illegal construction on the topmost floors and there were no emergency fire exits.

Image sourceAmidst all the chaos, a fearless man identified as Ketan Jorawadia tried his best to save the children who were stuck inside the burning building.

Here are the latest updates on the Surat fire incident.

PM: Surat fire tragedy: A team of doctors from burn & trauma department of AIIMS Delhi has been constituted and put on alert. I express my deep sorrow to the affected families. Instructed offi cials to do needful.

"Deeply shocked and saddened to hear about the Surat fire tragedy". My thoughts are with the families of the deceased. May those who have been injured remover at the earliest.

Meanwhile, Surat Police has registered an FIR agaist three people including builders of the complex- Harshal Vekaria and Jignesh and the owner of the coaching centre Bhargav Bhutani. "If they were having something like a net, some students could have saved their lives by jumping on it", he said. Later I managed to rescue two more students.

Two dozen fire engines battled the blaze, fire officer Deepak Satkale said. "Stricter laws and better implementation Surat fire Tragedy", she wrote.

Bhumi Pednekar took to twitter and wrote, "My condolences to the families of the victims.may their souls rest in peace.This is so heartbreaking?? I rescued as many students as I could have", he further told ANI. These visuals can be disturbing so BusinessToday.In advises user's discretion. The videos of the incident have been circulating online(GRAPHIC Warning: The video may offend sensibilities).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his sorrow on the attack and asked local authorities to carry out appropriate actions.

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