A fire broke out again in the same building at Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road in North Delhi. On December 8, in the same building, massive fire claimed 43 lives.
New Delhi: A fire broke out again on Monday (December 9) in the same factory where 43 people died after the structure was engulfed in flames yesterday at Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road in North Delhi.
Soon after receiving the report about today's fire, four fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the flames.
At least 43 people died after massive fire broke out in a factory in Anaj Mandi area on Rani Jhansi Road here on Sunday (December 8), police said.
Around 62 people were taken out with the help of fire tenders from the building that caught fire in the wee hours on Sunday. 34 dead were confirmed by the Lok Nayak Hospital and 9 by the Lady Hardinge Hospital, police said.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to families of those who lost their lives in the tragic incident. Additional assistance of Rs 1 lakh had also been announced to those injured. The Delhi government has also ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident and sought a report within seven days.
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Last Updated 9, Dec 2019, 10:35 AM