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People jumping off Carlton Tower

Last updated on: February 24, 2010 01:07 IST

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ine people were killed and 59 injured in a major fire that broke out on Tuesday evening at Carlton Towers, a business centre housing several offices and commercial establishments.

Official sources said none of the deaths was due to the fire, but because the victims had jumped from the eight-storeyed building out of panic.

The deceased have been identified as Savitha, Benzi Kumar, Rajesh Subramanyam, Surabhi Joshi, Purohit Madan Singh, Sunil Iyer, Fayaz Pasha, Akhil Uday and Siddarth Padam.

Video: Vicky Nanjappa