Bangalore, Feb.25 (ANI): The Karnataka Fire Department on Saturday admitted its lapse in the Bangalore mock fire drill case in which a 25-year-old woman lost her life on Friday.
State Fire Department chief A R Infant said: "What happened was unfortunate. We do admit there could have been procedural lapses and we are investigating into it."
"But what we will do now is that we shall look into our safety operating procedures and make our mock fire drills more secure, " he added.
The victim, identified as Nalini, was climbing out of the window of a building with the help of a rope, but fell to her death within minutes after the rope snapped.
The mock fire drill was organized to teach safety techniques to the 1,200 employees of Bombay Rayon, a garment factory in Bangalore. (ANI)