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5 dead, 11 Injured after multi-storey building catches fire in Delhi's Zakir Nagar

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 06 August 2019, 07:58 AM
Around 20 people have been rescued from the building
Around 20 people have been rescued from the building

At least five people were killed and 11 other were injured in a fire that broke out in a multi-storey building in Delhi's Zakir Nagar on Monday night. Around 20 people have been rescued from the building. Authorities have rushed five fire tenders to the spot and the fire has been doused.

"5 patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU), some are in the ward and one is in Pediatric ICU," said Doctor Mala, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Holy Family Hospital. 

Last month, three people died in a major fire that broke at a rubber factory in Jhilmil industrial area of northeast Delhi. According to the fire officials, the information about the blaze was received at 9.25 am and 31 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire broke out at the factory manufacturing household tools and equipment in Shahdara's Jhilmil industrial area around 9 am, according to fire officials. 

First Published: Tuesday, August 06, 2019 06:54 AM

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