(CNN)At least 14 people were killed and 21 injured after a fire broke out at a Mumbai rooftop restaurant overnight Friday, according to a Mumbai police spokesman.

The fire started just after midnight at the fifth floor on the restaurant located in the Kamala Mills Compound, said Deepak Deoraj, a Mumbai police spokesman. Images of the scene showed a raging fire overtaking the rooftop and billowing smoke in the night sky. Kamala Mills is a refurbished compound containing swanky restaurants and businesses, according to local media. Eleven of the 14 victims were female and the remaining three were males.A case has been registered against the restaurant’s manager and partners, Deoraj said.Read More

Anguished by the fire in Mumbai. My thoughts are with the bereaved families in this hour of grief. I pray that those injured recover quickly: PM @narendramodi

— PMO India (@PMOIndia) December 29, 2017 India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted about the fire: “Anguished by the fire in Mumbai. My thoughts are with the bereaved families in this hour of grief. I pray that those injured recover quickly.”

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