At least five people have been killed in a fire that broke out in a residential building in Himachal Pradesh. The incident occurred in Ner Chowk area of Mandi. Many are feared trapped inside the flames. The injured count in the incident is yet not known.
Three fire tenders are present at the spot as the rescue operations continue.
LPG cylinder blast seems to be the reason behind the fire, said Rajiv Kumar, ADM Mandi, Himchal Pradesh.
More details are awaited.