Andhra Pradesh: Massive fire breaks out at Tirupati’s hospital building, two children killed

Police and firefighters have reached the spot and are trying to douse the fire and the rescue operations for the remaining three inside are underway, informed the police

Asian News International September 25, 2022 11:40:50 IST
Andhra Pradesh: Massive fire breaks out at Tirupati’s hospital building, two children killed

Two children killed as massive fire breaks out in Andhra Pradesh’s hospital. ANI

Tirupati: Two children succumbed to their injuries after a massive fire broke out in the newly constructed Karthikeya Hospital in Renigunta in Andhra Pradesh’s Tirupati early on Sunday morning, said the police.

The deceased children have been identified as Siddhartha Reddy (12) and Kartika (6), as per the police.

Meanwhile, the parents of the deceased children Dr Ravi Shankar Reddy and Dr Anantalakshmi, are safe.

According to the fire officials, the incident happened due to an electrical short circuit.

Police and firefighters have reached the spot and are trying to douse the fire. Rescue operations for the remaining three inside are underway, informed the police.

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