Fire breaks out at puja pandal in UP, three, including two children, die
Lucknow: A fire broke out at a Durga Puja pandal in Uttar Pradesh's Aurai town which left three people, including two children, dead, media reports said on Monday.
Around 150 people were believed to be present in the pandal when the fire tragedy occured.
The fire started when Aarti (fire worship) was taking place.
Two boys (aged 12 and 10) and a 47-year-old woman lost their lives in the tragedy, Bhadohi DM Gaurang Rathi told Hindustan Times.
As many as 55 people were rushed to hospital for treatment.