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Old 23rd February 2010, 16:39   #1
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Default Fire in Carlton Towers Bangalore - Horrible Sight.

Was witness a few minutes back to people jumping out of the 6th Floor of Carlton Towers in Domlur which has caught fire.

2 men and 1 woman jumped out right infront of me. I am too shaken to think neither can I watch.

Anybody working there please please try and see that everyone is fine.
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Old 23rd February 2010, 16:57   #2
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I've just informed my friend who runs an establishment there. Will update as news comes in. thanks.
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Shocking. News is not yet out, some tweets are appearing.
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Guys the traffic is very bad there. Kindly avoid old airport road and neighbouring areas to ensure emergency vehicles don't get blocked.
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Oh God!!! :-( Is the Fire so bad? Cant find much news as of now, only tweeter updates.
Just saw this update..
http://twitter.com/jackerhack/status/9521471028

Hope they are rescued.

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I hate doing this. Ordinary people are being made to rapple down from ropes without any safety hooks.

PLEASE EVERYONE STAY OFF THE OLD AIRPORT ROAD. PLEASE CHANGE YOUR ROUTE PLANS.

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Rescue operations are moving well now. People are being rescued. Chaos on the ground still remains.
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Hey, This guy is tweeting live from the Towers.

Kiran Jonnalagadda (jackerhack) on Twitter
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Thats the same place where TGIF and many MNC's are placed.

OMG. I've been to that building couple of times, its just like a MAZE to get in and get out.

I pray there are no casualties.
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Oh! my God,
Read some where, its a electric short circuit. Not sure.
Bangy boys any updates??
God help those who trapped in.
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Seems evacuation is going well now. We can see Fire Brigade personnel on the affected floors. Ambulances are rushing victims to Manipal Hospital.
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Seems evacuation is going well now. We can see Fire Brigade personnel on the affected floors. Ambulances are rushing victims to Manipal Hospital.
Any idea what happened to the people who were forced to jump? Picturing this is so horrible.
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This is a horrific incident. Hope that everyone is rescued ASAP. Got this link to some images there - Twitter Image Search | view140
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This is terrible news. Hope everyone is fine. Pray there are no casualties or serious injuries.
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Hey, This guy is tweeting live from the Towers.

Kiran Jonnalagadda (jackerhack) on Twitter
Oh no, he is a a good friend. I hope he makes it out safe!
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