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Dec 14, 2014

14:38:18 GMT--Fire - Asia - India



EDIS Number: FR-20141214-46327-IND

Date / time: 14/12/2014 14:35:53 [UTC]

Event: Fire

Area: Asia

Country: India

State/County: State of Rajasthan

Location: Beelpur

Number of Deads: 10 person(s)

Number of Injured: 12 person(s)

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Heavy



Description:



Ten people were burnt alive and 12 others injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the highway near Beelpur village in Rajasthan late on Saturday night. Seven vehicles going through the highway at the time also caught fire. The accident caused a huge traffic jam on the national highway which was cleared in the morning, PTI reported. Out of the ten killed, three have been identified as Dakshul (6), Radhamohan (40) and Vinod (37), SP, Jaipur (Rural) Nitin Deep said. The cause of the fire is still not clear, he said.




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