5 killed in massive fire at Lucknow hotel

At least five people died and five others were injured after a massive fire broke out at a hotel in Lucknow.

The hotel building was completely gutted in the blaze. The fire broke out at the Virat Hotel.

Preliminary reports suggest that a cooking gas leak in the hotel's kitchen may have been the cause of the fire.

Videos and images shared on social media showed a massive uncontainable blaze destroying the building.

One user on Twitter said that those killed included a woman and a child (IndiaToday.in was not able to independently confirm the information).

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