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Three killed in fire at Tata headquarters, Mumbai

Last updated on: February 09, 2011 12:19 IST

Three persons were killed on Wednesday and another injured after a major fire broke out at the Bombay House building, housing the Tata Group offices in South Mumbai.

"Three men died at the St George Hospital after they were admitted with severe burn injuries," a fire brigade official said, adding the injured person is recuperating.

The fire broke out at around 0920 hours in the basement of the Bombay House building, the headquarters of the Tata Group.

The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage is yet to be ascertained, the official said, adding the flames have been brought under control.

Image: Fire breaks out from the basement of Bombay House in South Mumbai on Wednesday morning

Photograph: Harshal Mantri

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