Prayagraj: A fire broke out at a camp set up for the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj this afternoon. Several tents are believed to have been charred due to the Kumbh Mela fire, which was quickly brought under control.
A cylinder blast is believed to be the cause of the fire. The suspected blast and the fire took place in a camp set up by the Digambar Akhada in Sector 16 of Prayagraj.
Fire reached the spot and quickly brought the blaze under control. Earlier visuals from the site of the Kumbh Mela camp fire showed debris and black smoke billowing into the air.
There were no reports of any injuries. The Kumbh Mela begins tomorrow, January 15.