Bhopal, August 01:

At least eight people were killed in a massive fire at a private hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur. Visuals from the scene showed huge plumes of smoke billowing from the building.

The fire occurred at New Life Multi-speciality Hospital near Damoh Naka area of Jabalpur in the afternoon,

“It was a massive fire, and our teams rescued all the people trapped inside the hospital,” Akhilesh Gaur, Jabalpur’s Chief Superintendent of police said.

Police said that the fire appears to have been caused due to a short circuit.