A massive late-night fire that broke out at a Mumbai complex has killed at least 15 people, officials said.

The blaze erupted just after midnight at a building in the popular Kamala Mills restaurant and shopping compound. It engulfed the structure within 30 minutes, local media reported.

More people have been injured in the blaze, with several being treated in hospital.

It is not yet known what caused the fire at the 1 above rooftop restaurant.

An artificial ceiling made of bamboo collapsed, trapping people inside as they tried to escape.

According to the Times of India, many of the guests tried to seek shelter in the bathroom and were trapped there. The paper also cites a hospital doctor saying that all the deaths were due to suffocation.



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