Bihar: Five labourers are killed by a boat fire at the Rampur Diyara ghat

A fire broke out in their boat at Rampur Diyara ghat in Patna, Bihar, killing five workers . The fire broke out as they were cooking near a few diesel canisters .

Patna (Bihar), August 6: A fire broke out in their boat at Rampur Diyara ghat in Patna, killing five workers.It was thought there was a cylinder explosion, but that is not the case.A fire broke out as they were cooking near a few diesel canisters.According to Bihar police, the explosion occurred somewhere in the middle of the lake when some illegal sand was being transported by boat from one end to another while the food was being prepared.

Vikash Kumar, the officer in charge of Fire Fighting Office Bihta, Patna, was further informed that there were 20 fishermen on the vessel and that the sand is being loaded at the site.More initials have been released.