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27 killed, several others injured as massive blaze breaks out in Delhi’s Mundka

13/05/2022 at 11:41 PM

New Delhi, May 13: As many as 27 people have been reported dead so far while several others were injured after a massive fire broke out in a office building in Delhi’s Mundka area around 4:45 pm in the afternoon on Friday.

The fire tenders along with police have initiated rescue operations in the spot which are still underway. However, the police have informed that people are still feared trapped inside the building.

As per reports, more than teams of 30 fire tenders  were rushed to the spot to control the fire, while the police broke the windows of the building to rescue the trapped people inside.

An ambulance was also deployed to the site to provide immediate medical assistance. The injured those who were rescued out of the building were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

According to sources, the fire broke out in the first floor of the building that serves as the office for a company manufacturing CCTV cameras and routers. Over 50 employees of the company have been rescued out of the blaze while the owner of the company has been detained by7 the police for questioning.

Meanwhile, after getting to know about the incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his grief for the bereaved families.

“PM Modi tweeted, “Extremely saddened by the loss of lives due to a tragic fire in Delhi. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. I wish the injured a speedy recovery.” PM modi twitted.

President Ram Nath kovind also condoled the death of the deceased and wished speedy recovery to the injured.

“Distressed by the tragic fire accident at a building near Mundka Metro Station in Delhi. My condolences to the bereaved families. I wish for speedy recovery of the injured.” President kovind wrote in a tweet.

At the same time, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote “Shocked and pained to know about this tragic incident. I am constantly in touch with officers. Our brave firemen are trying their best to control the fire and save lives. God bless all.”

(P.S. This is a developing story. Refresh for updates)

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