Modi's rally in Aligarh: Minor fire breaks after short-circuit below PM's stage, major accident averted

15 Apr 2019 09:21 AM

Modi's rally in Aligarh: Minor fire breaks after short-circuit below PM's stage, major accident averted

Updated 15 Apr 2019 09:21 AM

Three persons including an electrical contractor were booked on Sunday for "negligence" after a short circuit caused a minor fire under the stage on which Prime Minister Narendra Modi was delivering his speech in Aligarh.

Senior superintendent of police Akash Kulhari said, “The wiring of air-conditioning circuit got overheated and accidentally caught fire.”
 


He said the security staff immediately doused the fire before any damage could be done. The prime minister's continued his speech uninterrupted while the security personnel tackled the mishap without anyone knowing about it, he said, adding an enquiry has been ordered.

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