Six people, including two burnt alive in a fire at Hazra Hospital located in Purana Bazar, Dhanbad in Jharkhand on Friday night. Doctor couple Vikas Hazra and Dr. Prema Hazra died in this major accident. It is being told that due to short circuit, a fire broke out in the second floor of the hospital.
The officials revealed that a fire broke out at the store room of the nursing home-cum-private house in the Bank More area of Dhanbad, around 170 km from Ranchi, around 2 am.
SDM Prem Kumar Tiwary revealed that at least five people, including the owner and his wife, died due to suffocation following a fire in the store room. One guy is also injured. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. Further investigation is underway.”
Four deceased have been identified, whereas the 5th person is yet to be identified.
Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren took to Twitter to express his condolences to the families of the deceased as he tweeted” Deeply saddened by the news of the death of six people, including the famous doctor couple Dr Vikas and Dr Prema Hazra, in the late night fire at Hazra Memorial Hospital in Dhanbad. May God give strength to the bereaved family members to bear this difficult hour of grief.”