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Photos: Scenes of devastation after Mumbai’s deadly restaurant fire

  • Johnny Simon
By Johnny Simon

Deputy Photo Editor

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A fire ripped through two upscale rooftop restaurants in Mumbai today (Dec. 29), killing at least 15 people, the Associated Press reports. The blaze was within the Kamala Mills complex, a commercial development built in a refurbished textile building in the trendy Lower Parel neighborhood.

The restaurants, 1Above and Mojo, have a history of disregarding safety and construction regulations, the Hindustan Times reports. Images taken after the fire show the rooftop area completely gutted, with only the remains of the bar, charred furniture and beams remaining.

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Fire rages at a multi-story building in Mumbai, India, in this image taken from a social media video on Dec. 29.
AP Photo/Emmanual Yogini
People watch as a huge fire engulfs a rooftop in Mumbai, India.
Reuters
Firefighters try to extinguish the fire.
Reuters/Danish Siddiqui
Firefighters inspect the debris after the deadly blaze in Mumbai.
EPA
Indian fire brigade and police personnel inspect the burned building in Mumbai.
AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade
A police officer takes photos of one of the damaged restaurants in Mumbai.
AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade
A view of the fire-damaged rooftop restaurant in Mumbai.
Reuters/Danish Siddiqui
A firefighter rests amidst the debris at a restaurant destroyed in a fire in Mumbai.
Reuters/Danish Siddiqui
Firefighters inspect the restaurants destroyed in a fire in Mumbai.
Reuters/Danish Siddiqui
The scale of the destrcuction is visible in this general view of the restaurants destroyed in Mumbai.

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