In a video clip of the incident, some young students at the Takshashila Complex can be seen jumping off the third and fourth floors amid plumes of thick smoke. “Terrible tragedy in Surat .. a devastating fire and 14-17 year old children caught in it jump off the building and perish... Grief beyond expression .. prayers,” he posted. Akhtar called the incident a “huge tragedy” and asked for strict fire safety rules across the country. “We really need to be more diligent about our security and safety rules and conditions. Actor Shraddha Kapoor posted, “Deeply shocked and saddened to hear about the Surat fire tragedy.
Source: The Hindu May 25, 2019 07:07 UTC