Fire in Hyderabad film shooting sheds

Hyderabad, Nov 25: A massive fire broke out in sheds for film shooting at Poppalaguda on the city outskirts Sunday night, police said. Witnesses claimed six people may have died.

Police said the fire broke out in sheds erected for shooting of a film and the flames engulfed nearby apartment. The tragedy occurred at Sriramnagar colony at Poppalaguda in Rajendernagar mandal of Ranga Reddy district.

According to witnesses, six people, including two children, were burnt alive but this has not yet been confirmed by police.

Fire fighting personnel were trying to control the fire, which engulfed four floors of the apartment.

A short circuit is believed to have caused the fire.

IANS