Sealdah fire toll rises to 20, case filed against 4 people

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 01, 2013 12:08 hrs

Kolkata: The toll in the Wednesday's Sealdah market complex fire here rose to 20 with one of the victim succumbing to his injuries today even as police registered a case against four persons.

"Today one person has died in the hospital. He was admitted with 80 per cent burns," Joint CP (Crime) Pallab Kanti Ghosh said.

Meanwhile, forensic experts visited the site and collected samples for investigation.

According to Ghosh, a case has been registered against four persons with regard to the fire incident.

"A case has been filed against four persons, but no arrests has been made so far," Ghosh said.

The massive fire which engulfed a market housing a godown-cum-office complex in central Kolkata's Sealdah area early on February 27 had left 19 people dead and 10 others injured.

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