A massive fire broke out in the third floor of Ashirwad Tower Apartment in Dhanbad, Jharkhand. 14 people died in this accident, including 10 women and 3 children. Expressing grief over this incident, PMO and Hemant Soren government have announced compensation. There was a wedding atmosphere in the house where the fire broke out, which turned into mourning after the incident.
Several persons are feared trapped in an abandoned coal mine in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad after it collapsed during illegal mining. The exact number of people trapped or details of the mine accident is yet to be known. In February, at least five persons had lost their lives in an ECL abandoned mine collapse in Dhanbad during illegal mining.