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One killed in Maha Kumbh fire

Posted on Feb 15, 02:20PM | IBNS

Allahabad, Feb 15 : One person was killed and more than two people were injured in a fire that broke out at the Maha Kumbh Mela grounds here on Friday.

Reports quoting police said the fire, which broke out around 2am following a short circuit, was under control.

Nearly 30 tents set up to house pilgrims were gutted, said NDTV.

The incident comes just five days after the Allahabad station stampede that left 36 people dead.