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Five killed in Bengaluru bar fire

Five killed in Bengaluru bar fire

Five people, including a woman, died in a fire that broke out at a bar in Bengaluru late last night.

The police has registered a case of negligence against the bar owner.

Kailash Bar is a restaurant situated in Kalasipalayam, Bengaluru.

Five workers at a bar in the City Market area of Bengaluru died in the early hours of Monday after a fire broke out while they sleeping on the premises.

The incident took place at 2.30 am at Kailash Bar and Restaurant in the Kumbaara Sangha building in Kalasipalya area, PTI reported. Fire and smoke was noticed by some persons at around 2.30 AM and fire services were pressed into action.

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Reports suggest that out of the five victims, three of the deceased were in their early twenties.

The cause of fire was unknown and was being investigated, he said.

The incident comes close on the heels of a deadly Kamala Mills fire which claimed lives of 14 people including 11 women.

MN Anucheth, deputy commissioner of police in Bangalore, said a forensic team and the fire department were working together to know if there was any lapse in fire safety measures at the bar.


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