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    20 including kids killed in Rajkot game zone fire

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    The Hawk
    May25/ 2024
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    The fire, which broke out in a temporary structure, has prompted a significant rescue and relief operation. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has directed the city administration to prioritize rescue efforts and ensure immediate treatment for the injured.

    Rajkot game zone fire

    Rajkot: 20 persons including children were killed in a massive fire that broke out at a game zone in Gujarat's Rajkot city on Saturday evening, officials said.

    Efforts are under way to control the blaze and rescue those trapped inside.

    The blaze erupted at a temporary structure at the TRP game zone, and among the victims were children who were present at the spot in large numbers due to ongoing summer vacation.

    Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel tweeted that the city administration has been instructed to carry out immediate rescue and relief operations at the game zone.

    "Instructions have been given to the Municipal Corporation and the administration for immediate rescue and relief operations in the fire incident in the game zone in Rajkot. It has been instructed to prioritise arrangements for immediate treatment of the injured," Patel tweeted.

    —PTI