Tue, Jul 12, 2016, 08:04 AM
A fire broke out at hotel Astoria in RTC crossroads in Hyderabad in the early hours of Tuesday. Locals immediately informed police and hotel owner. Firefighters rushed to the spot and doused flames. The first and second floors of hotel were damaged in fire mishap. A police official said that 300 students, who were staying in third and fourth floors, were alerted and they escaped for safety. He stated that police personnel have rescued 50 students, who were held up. The police are yet to ascertain the cause of mishap.