Delhi fire: 43 dead, several injured in Anaj Mandi; 150 firemen, NDRF team on rescue ops [Photos]

A total of 59 people were inside the factory operating from a residential area when the blaze broke out, police said

FP Staff December 08, 2019 15:54:02 IST
A massive fire swept through a factory in north Delhi's Anaj Mandi area on Sunday morning, leaving 43 labourers dead and many others injured, police said. A total of 59 people were inside the factory operating from a residential area when the blaze broke out, they said. PTI
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A massive fire swept through a factory in north Delhi's Anaj Mandi area on Sunday morning, leaving 43 labourers dead and many others injured, police said. A total of 59 people were inside the factory operating from a residential area when the blaze broke out, they said. PTI
Nearly 150 firemen carried out the rescue operation and pulled out 63 people from the building. While 43 labourers died, two personnel also sustained injuries while carrying out rescue operations, fire officials said. PTI
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Nearly 150 firemen carried out the rescue operation and pulled out 63 people from the building. While 43 labourers died, two personnel also sustained injuries while carrying out rescue operations, fire officials said. PTI
A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team arrived on site. Chaotic scenes were witnessed at the site of the incident with relatives and locals rushing to the area. Distraught relatives tried to locate their family members at various hospitals where the injured and dead were taken. ANI
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A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team arrived on site. Chaotic scenes were witnessed at the site of the incident with relatives and locals rushing to the area. Distraught relatives tried to locate their family members at various hospitals where the injured and dead were taken. ANI
The four-storey building in Anaj Mandi where the blaze broke out, killing at least 43 people, did not have a fire clearance, said the Delhi Fire Service. According to Delhi Fire Service Director Atul Garg, the building did not have a fire clearance and no fire safety equipment was found installed on the premises. PTI
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The four-storey building in Anaj Mandi where the blaze broke out, killing at least 43 people, did not have a fire clearance, said the Delhi Fire Service. According to Delhi Fire Service Director Atul Garg, the building did not have a fire clearance and no fire safety equipment was found installed on the premises. PTI
Ambulances parked near the site where the major fire broke out. 34 people have been brought dead to LNJP hospital and smoke inhalation was the primary cause of death. Some of the bodies were charred, Dr Kishore Singh, Medical Superintendent, LNJP, said. Out of the 15 injured brought to LNJP, nine people are under observation and others have partial injuries, he said. PTI
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Ambulances parked near the site where the major fire broke out. 34 people have been brought dead to LNJP hospital and smoke inhalation was the primary cause of death. Some of the bodies were charred, Dr Kishore Singh, Medical Superintendent, LNJP, said. Out of the 15 injured brought to LNJP, nine people are under observation and others have partial injuries, he said. PTI
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal visited LNJP Hospital in Delhi where the injured have been hospitalised. "One injured person has received more than 50 percent burns, eight others admitted to the hospital due to smoke inhalation. Around 15 people are injured in the incident," said Kejriwal. ANI
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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal visited LNJP Hospital in Delhi where the injured have been hospitalised. "One injured person has received more than 50 percent burns, eight others admitted to the hospital due to smoke inhalation. Around 15 people are injured in the incident," said Kejriwal. ANI