South Asia

Major fire in Mumbai textile mill kills four

A major fire at a textile factory in the western Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) has killed at least four people, police said.

The fire broke out early morning at the factory which is located in the Dombivli area.

Several fire-fighting vehicles have reached the area and efforts are on to douse the fire.

At least 18 injured people have been rescued and sent to hospital. It is not known what started the fire.