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Rajkot game zone fire: Rescue concludes, mortal remains allotted to victims’ families

Updated: May 27th, 2024

In the heart of Saurashtra, the evening of May 26 came with a tragedy and man-made disaster.

As the DNA samples have arrived, the remains of the deceased have been given to a total of four families today at Rajkot Civil Hospital.

The 24-hour-long fire brigade operation concluded with two more sacks filled with mortal remains of the victims transferred to Rajkot Civil Hospital on May 26.

The government formed a special investigation team (SIT) including Additional Director General of Police Subhash Trivedi. At midnight on May 26, the SIT initiated an investigation. According to reports, this SIT had earlier investigated the Morbi bridge collapse case. 

City grieves victims

Paying homage to the victims of the game zone tragedy, the vendors of Rajkot Wholesale Textile Merchants Association decided to close the market on May 26.

The street near Bahumali Bhavan witnessed a candle march by the citizens of Rajkot mourning the victims.

Rajkot officials at TRP game zone

Amid the mourning for over 30 lost lives, an old picture has been doing rounds on social media where the then collector, municipal commissioner, deputy commissioner of police and superintendent of police among other officials of Rajkot visited the TRP game zone.

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