Five charred to death in Bengaluru bar fire: Police
Bengaluru: Five men were killed on Monday in a fire at a bar here, police said.
"The victims were charred to death in the fire at Kailash Bar & Restaurant in the K.R. Market area between 0230 to 0300 hours, while they were asleep on the ground floor of the building," Bangalore Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) M.N. Anucheth said.
The victims were all employees of the restaurant.
"Though the cause of the fire is unknown and is being investigated, a short circuit appears to have set the blaze," said Anucheth.
"We have registered a negligent case against bar owner (R.V. Dayashankar)."
--Inputs from IANS