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At least 27 people killed in a fire at an amusement park in western India, police say

NEW DELHI (AP) — A major fire broke out Saturday at an amusement park in Gujarat state in western India, killing at least 27 people, including several children, police and media reports said. The fire erupted at the park in the city of Rajkot in Gujarat state. Police Commissioner Raju Bhargava said that the blaze was under control and a rescue operation was underway. Police officer Vinayak Patel said that it was difficult to identify the bodies. Police said they have detained the owner and the manager of the amusement park for questioning as they launched an investigation in the cause.