By The Nation
athe incievacuated from the building and were not affected by the incident.
"Though no damage occurred to the hotel … as a precautionary measure we took the necessary step of evacuating the hotel. The hotel remained vacated until the authorities declared the complex fully safe.
"We would like to express our sincerest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives and the 15 people injured by smoke inhalation," it said.