A call about the fire was received at 5:22 am following which 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.
New Delhi: 32 people were killed after a fire broke out in a factory at Anaj Mandi, Rani Jhansi Road on Sunday (December 8).
Delhi Police said, "32 people have died in the fire incident at Rani Jhansi Road.”
Dr Kishore Kumar, medical superintendent of Lok Nayak Hospital, said, "We got 14 casualties, of which 10 were brought dead. The casualties have been brought from basti area near filmistan. Our team of doctors is attending to those who are alive."
Giving details of the incident, deputy fire chief officer Sunil Choudhary said, "Fire broke out in a 600 sq feet plot. It was very dark inside. It is a factory where school bags, bottles and other materials were kept."
The officer further said the fire was of "medium category" and had been completely doused. A call about the fire was received at 5:22 am following which 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.
Rescue operations are currently underway.
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Last Updated 8, Dec 2019, 10:27 AM