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13 killed in massive fire at garment factory in UP’s Sahibabad

Ghaziabad: Thirteen people were killed on Friday in a massive fire that broke out in a garment factory in Sahibabad in the district.

Fire Station Officer Abul Abbas Hussain said the fire was reported at 5:20 am and fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

Fire officials said 13 people were killed in the mishap while several others were injured.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi condoled the loss of lives in the fire tragedy.

“Very sad to learn that a fire in a garment factory in Sahibabad has claimed many lives. My thoughts & prayers are with the bereaved families”, he tweeted.

PTI