Bhubaneswar, Jan 21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed condolences to the family members of the workers who were killed in a major fire at the Serum Institute of India in Pune on Thursday.
In a tweet, Naveen said he is deeply saddened by the loss of lives in the tragic fire accident at the Serum Institute of India campus.
Around 2.45 pm, a major fire broke out at an under-construction building at the Serum Institute’s campus in Pune killing five persons and injuring many.
At least 15 fire tenders took almost two hours to douse the fire.
The fire has not impacted the Covishield vaccine manufacturing unit, the company stated.