17 students dead in Surat coaching centre fire

At least 17 students were killed after a major fire broke out in a building in Sarthana area of Gujarat’s Surat on Friday. Several students jumped out of windows on the top floor of building to escape the blaze. The fire broke out on the second floor of the coaching centre. As many as 18 fire tenders are present at the spot to douse the flames. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.