Uttar Pradesh: Fire breaks out at Kumbh Mela camp in Prayagraj

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A fire broke out on Monday at a camp set up for Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, destroying a large part of tented area, officials said.

However, no causalities have been reported in the incident.

According to the reports, the fire which erupted after a cylinder blast in a tent at the camp of Digambar Akhada has been brought under control.

A senior police officer present at the site said that the fire has been contained and the area is being cleared now.

The Kumbh Mela is scheduled to begin on January 15.