Bangalore: Four officers from the Karnataka Fire Department have been suspended following the death of a 25-year-old woman in a mock fire drill in Bangalore.
The mock fire drill to teach safety techniques to the 1,200 employees of Bombay Rayon that took place on Friday killed Nalina who was climbing down a rope.
The officers District fire officer Devraj, Narayan Swamy, Marianna and Nizar Ahmed have been suspended pending enquiry.
Nalina volunteered to jump off the third floor only to find the rope snapping. Shocked colleagues and fire police officials watched as she fell to her death....more
02:01 PM, Feb 26, 2012
A mock drill at a private company in Bangalore turned deadly, when the rope carrying a 25-year-old woman employee snapped, and she fell from the third floor to her death. The drill, incidentally, was organised by the fire department of the company. ...
10:22 PM, Feb 24, 2012