10 killed as fire engulfs Vijaywada hotel being used as Covid-19 centre

Truman Slate

Ten men and women died Sunday when fire engulfed a hotel becoming made use of as Covid-19 facility in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijaywada town, media studies mentioned.

“fifteen-twenty men and women have been hurt in the incident. They have been rushed to medical center. 2-three of them are important,” NDTV quoted a senior officer as saying.


The quantity of people killed in the fire at a hotel becoming made use of as a Covid-19 facility in Vijayawada rose to ten on Sunday, mentioned Vikrant Patil, Deputy Commissioner of Police.

Vijaywada fire

The hotel was becoming made use of by a company medical center for managing Covid-19 individuals, the web-site mentioned.

Police mentioned an not known quantity of men and women are feared trapped inside of the hotel. Information company ANI documented 30 men and women have been rescued from the hotel so considerably.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned on Twitter he was “anguished”

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