20 students dead and 15 injured in Surat Center fire in India
Twenty students have been killed and 17 more injured after are being treated for injuries after a fire tore through a commercial building in Surat state of Gujarat, India on Saturday morning.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was declared victorious in the country’s general elections on Thursday, expressed his anguish as he sent messages of condolences to the bereaved families. On his Twitter handle, he wrote how he was “extremely anguished” by the fire.
“My thoughts are with bereaved families. May the injured recover quickly,” he said. “Have asked the Gujarat Government and local authorities to provide all possible assistance to those affected.”
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