Fire Breaks Out Inside Kolkata’s Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport

A fire broke out inside Kolkata’s Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport on Wednesday night. Several fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

Videos show a section of check-in area inside the airport in flames. So far, no injuries or casualties have been reported.

Passengers are currently being evacuated from the check-in zone of departure area as smoke has engulfed parts of the airport. Passengers are waiting for further information as some scheduled flights are reportedly delayed.

“There was a minor fire and smoke on the check in area portal D at 21:12 pm and fully extinguished by 21: 40 pm. All passengers are evacuated safely and check in process suspended due to presence of smoke in the check in area. Check in and operation will resume by 10:15 pm,” a tweet by the airport said.

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