Fire in a Indian tuition center: kills 20 people in Gujrat state

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Indian media have said that 20 people, most of them was student attending private tuition classes in the building have died in fire of the building in the western city of Surat.

When students see the fire in building they have jump and fall from windows.

The fire have started by an electrical fault in the air condition.

Police said one of the owners of the tuition centre had been arrested.

Surat police chief Satish Sharma told journalists that three people in total had been charged with culpable homicide and that the two others would be arrested soon.

As anger mounted in the local community, he appealed to people to remain calm and not take the law into their own hands.

At least 20 other people suffered serious injuries in the fire and were being treated in hospital in Gujarat.

More than 50 students were said to have been in classes on the top floor of the building when fire broke out. Five had been due to receive exam results for university places on Saturday, officials said.

Indian students hold candles as they pay tribute to the students died in a fire in a building in India housing a college in Surat, at a school in Amritsar on May 25, 2019.

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