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Woman killed, two injured in fire in Mumbai

Mumbai: A 25-year-old woman was killed and two others injured when a fire broke out in a building in suburban Andheri here this afternoon, police said.

Fire broke out at a flat on the ninth floor of the 17-storey Shivam Tower in Sakinaka area at around 4 PM. The woman, her 65-year-old handicapped father and a youth got trapped inside the flat, they said.

All of them were rescued by the fire brigade officials, however, the woman died in the hospital.

Her father and the youth are still receiving treatment, police said, adding the cause of fire is yet to be ascertained.