Cylinder Blast In Camp Day Before Kumbh Mela

PRAYAGRAJ

A day before the Kumbh Mela starts, fire broke out at a camp in Digambar Akhara at Prayagraj today. No one has been injured in the fire, said security officials present at the location.

The fire was brought under control within a few minutes, fire fighters told news agencies. Local reports suggest a cylinder blast led to the fire.

Around 10 ambulances and an air ambulance were immediately sent to the spot. “No casualties have been reported so far,” Nodal Officer, Disaster Management, Dr Rishi Sahay told news agency ANI