A coaching institute in Surat caught major fire yesterday in which many students died of suffocation and as they jumped off the building. According to reports, 20 casualties have taken place except the number of students who got badly injured while jumping from the building. The videos of the incident is going viral on social media.
Several Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Bhumi Pednekar, Urmila Matondkar, R Madhavan, Shraddha Kapoor and many others offered their condolences on social media to the students soon after the accident.
Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter and wrote, "T 3174 - Terrible tragedy in Surat .. a devastating fire and 14-17 year old children caught in it jump off the building and perish .. Grief beyond expression .. prayers."
Shraddha kapoor also wrote, “Deeply shocked and saddened to hear about the Surat fire tragedy. Heartbreaking. Prayers.”
Urmila Matondkar also wrote, “Deeply saddened to hear about the Fire Tragedy in #Surat today. My condolences go out to the grieving families and pray for the speedy recovery of the injured.”
The people are shocked to the core after watching the clips. The coaching centre was situated on the third-fourth floor of the complex. Police have closed all centres and schools/colleges which admit students till further notice post this incident.