Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 29 (ANI): After speaking to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over Kamala Mills fire that claimed 14 lives, Minister of State (MoS) for Home Hansraj Ahir said strict action would be taken against the guilty. Also Read - Maharashtra's Single-day Coronavirus Count Crosses 10,000-Mark, Mumbai Reports 1,174 Fresh Cases

“It is a very unfortunate incident, the state government and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will surely inquire into the incident and strict action will be taken against guilty,” Ahir told ANI. Also Read - Dharavi Sees 7-fold Increase in Coronavirus Cases, BMC Goes Back to 'Old Model' For Curbing Infections

King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital Dean Dr Avinash Supe said the hospital has received 12 injured and 14 dead bodies from Kamala Mills compound, where fire broke out in the wee hours and the casualties took place due to suffocation. Also Read - 'Won't Lose Match As Stadium's Name is Narendra Modi': Uddhav Thackeray's Dig Over Renaming of Motera stadium

Meanwhile, transmission of the TV channels ET Now, Mirror Now, Zoom and TV9 Marathi located in the compound have also been affected due to the fire.(ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.