Hotel employee killed in fire

Thane, Nov 18 (PTI) A 32-year-old man died and anotherwas injured in a fire and gas explosion in a hotel inUlhasnagar in Thane district of Maharashtra on Monday night,civic officials said.

The district authorities gave the name of the deceasedas Govind Jadhav, an employee working at the hotel.

Another hotel employee was injured and has beenhospitalised, they said.

The flames were later doused by local firemen.

The cause of the fire and gas explosion was not yetknown, the officials said. PTI CORRSY RSY