Fire breaks out at Kolkata market

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Firefighters battling a large fire that broke out at Bagree market in Kolkata, eastern India, yesterday. No casualties have been reported in the fire that damaged some of the market's buildings. According to media reports, 30 fire engines were deployed to the site, and it took more than 12 hours for the firefighters to bring the blaze under control. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 17, 2018, with the headline 'Fire breaks out at Kolkata market'. Print Edition | Subscribe