A camp in Digambara Akhara at the Kumbh Mela caught fire. No one has been injured in the fire
A day before the Kumbh Mela starts, fire broke out at a camp in Digambar Akhara at Prayagraj today. No one has been injured in the fire, said security officials present at the location.
The fire was brought under control within a few minutes, fire fighters told news agencies. Local reports suggest a cylinder blast led to the fire.
“The fire has been contained and the area is being cleared now. There has been no loss of life,” said a senior police officer present at the site.
Fire engines and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel present at the site quickly cleared up the camp, said officials.
This is a developing story. More details are awaited.