Nine Killed In Srisailam Hydel Power Plant Fire Mishap In Telangana
A man drinks from a cup in Manajipet village in the district of Gadwal, Telangana. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Nine Killed In Srisailam Hydel Power Plant Fire Mishap In Telangana

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Nine people died in a fire mishap in the Srisailam hydroelectric plant on the Telangana-Andhra Pradesh border on Friday, a senior government official said.

Six bodies have been recovered by rescue teams so far and efforts were on to pull out the others from the underground plant, Nagarkurnool District Collector L Sharman said.

The fire broke out late on Thursday night when at least 17 people were inside the plant and eight of them managed to come out, officials said.

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