A fire which started in electric scooter showroom in south india city of Secunderabad killed at least eight people and injured 11, police said, Tuesday, in What is the most dangerous accident like this related to electricity vehicles in Country.
Iceberg of Electric scooter fires this year It has upset the government, which is keen to promote use of Like this two-wheeler in that it fight against pollution. Early investigations identified faulty battery cells and battery modules between devices main causes.
The latest fire smash out late on Monday in Hotel basement with showroom with About twenty electric scooters in Secunderabad police said. They added that he was controlled and an investigation was opened.
Most of The dead They were busy of The hotel was engulfed in smoke.
“There were electric scooters parked where he was fire I started,” city police official Chandana Dipty told Reuters.
“We don’t know If you start because of Overcharging and then spreading or whether it started somewhere else. This is still being established.”
Identity of the dealer and making of The scooters were not immediately sold clear.
The police and firefighters used cranes, etc. equipment To grab stranded hotel guests from the upper floors of The four story building As smoke rose out of it’s windows media Pictures showed.
“Those who reside on The first And the second Smoke covered the floors and maximum Victims are from those floors,” Police Chief C.V. Anand of neighbor city of Hyderabad, Reuters partner of ANI.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was saddened by the dead and promised compensation for Victims in The fire.
In March, India launched an investigation over safety Fears after series of E-scooter fires, including one in He is a man and he has daughter Died when their e-bike went” up in flames.”
India wants e-scooters and e-scootersbikes to make up 80% of total Two-wheeler sales by 2030, from about 2% now.