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Six workers die of suffocation in fire at a Pune bakery

Six people were killed when a fire broke out at a bakery in Pune on Friday morning, fire brigade officials said.

The incident took place at the ‘Bakes n Cakes’ bakery situated in Kondhwa area of the city. Officials said the fire occurred due to a short circuit.

The six workers were sleeping inside the bakery and died within minutes due to suffocation, officials said.

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“The bakery owner had locked his shop from outside as a result of which the employees of the bakery could not rush out when fire broke out,” said Pune mayor Prashant Jagtap.

Source: HindustanTimes