Three dead in Rajkot as fire erupts in Rashtriya Shivir

Rajkot Three girls killed in fire at an ashram event

"The blaze erupted in shibir's women section and spread rapidly, killing three persons", District Collector Vikrant Pandey said. "We can't say for sure what caused the fire". About 15 people suffered burn injuries and were rushed to a nearby hospital. The deceased have been identified as Vaniya Jamol, 16, a resident of Dhamrasda in Surendranagar, Krupali Dave, 14, a resident of Vavdi village in Morbi and Kinjal Shiyala, 14, from Ambardi. Rajkot (Rural) superintendent of police Antrip Sood said almost 15 people suffered burn injuries and were rushed to a nearby hospital. He has also announced compensation of ₹4 lakh each to the kin of the deceased. Pandey told The Sunday Express that the primary investigation suggests that the incident occurred due to short circuit.

As many as 10,000 participants were staying in around 300 tents erected at an open ground at the venue.

As a special session on self-defence and patriotism was held the same day, several Army jawans and Navy and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel were present at the camp.

The fire also left many including 15 girls have been critically injured.

Some of eyewitnesses said there was a stampede like situation as the fire was spreading quickly to other tents. At midnight I heard the screaming voices and saw fire in our tent. "Students who came from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir were sent to Ahmedabad and from there they will be sent to their respective destinations", Pandey added.

The incident happened at Rashtra Katha Shibir by Swami Dharmabandhu at his ashram in Pransala near Upleta town of Rajkot.

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