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#KamalaMills fire: Bollywood is 'sad, angry, shocked'

Last updated on: December 29, 2017 16:22 IST

'Tragedies happen, fires can break out -- especially in restaurants. But who actually implements fire safety standards?'
'Doors, staircases wide enough to let people out?'
'Who gives the final okay for construction materials used? Surely more than 1 person accountable.'

IMAGE: The body of a person killed in the fire is taken away from a Mumbai hospital, December 28. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Mumbai woke up to the tragedy at a central Mumbai restaurant where 14 people died and many others were inoured.

Bollywood celebrities offered their condolences on Twitter:

 

Ajay Devgn: My heart goes out to all those affected by the Kamala Mills tragedy. Prayers and thoughts.

Riteish Deshmukh: Deeply saddened to hear about the #KamalaMills tragedy. Condolences to the family who lost their loved ones & prayers for the recovery of the injured.

Bhumi Pednekar: My condolences to the families of the deceased and the victims of the #KamlaMills fire. My prayers go out to all of you. This truly is heartbreaking.

Richa Chadha: Sad, angry, shocked about the tragedy at Mojo,Kamla Mills. We've had fire tragedies before. Must we need these deathly reminders that life is cheap? Love, condolences to the families.

Raveena Tandon: Condolences to the families who lost their dear ones in the 1Above pub fire.terrible tragedy. Most restaurants flout safety rules. Have seen gas cylinders stocked on each other. an explosive fire trap.

Anupam Kher: Very Saddened by the #KamalaMills fire tragedy. My deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones. May God give them the strength to deal with their loss. Praying for the speedy recovery of the people injured in this fire.

Kunal Kohli: #KamalaMills #tragic heart goes out to the families.

VJ Ramona: Thoughts & prayers with all affected by the #kamalamills fire + our firefighters. Mumbai grows at a fast pace, with no infrastructure to keep up. No parking spaces, traffic, blocked hydrants - how can emergency services respond effectively? Time to replace jugaad wt organization.

Tragedies happen, fires can break out - especially in restaurants. But who actually implements fire safety standards? Doors, staircases wide enough to let people out? Who gives the final okay for construction materials used? Surely more than 1 person accountable. #kamalamills.

How many times have we seen ambulances stuck in traffic? How often have we seen irresponsible drivers not moving out of an ambulances way? So much needs to change if we want to save lives. Progress isn't just tall, glass buildings. Heartbreakingly sad & avoidable. #KamalaMills.

Ranvir Shorey: As usual, BMC officials who should be held accountable will go scot free. Jai Maharashtra! #kamalamills

Urvashi Rautela: My heartfelt condolences to the families who lost their loved ones & wishing speedy recovery to all those injured. #KamalaMills

Nakuul Mehta: Another tragedy, another day in Mumbai. Shudder to think that some of us including self were in the same building last eve & even commented on the massive explosion of restaurants & bars in the area. Can we stop giving licences without requisite fire & safety norms? #KamalaMills

Nora Fatehi: Deeply saddened by the unfortunate event at #KamalaMills last night..Heartfelt condolences with those who lost their lives and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured.

Hansika: Heartfelt condolences for deceased families and pray to god for speedy recovery of injured #KamalaMills.

Nakash Aziz: What happened at #KamalaMills is tragic. But also calls for attention to audit more such places & prevent rather than lament! My heart goes out to the affected.

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