Massive fire breaks out in three-storey building near Delhi’s Mundka metro station, over 25 dead

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At least 20 people have died in a fire in a three-storey building at Delhi’s Mundka metro station. The fire that broke out in Delhi’s Mundka is yet to be controlled. So far 27 people have died due to the fire that broke out in a three-storey building near Metro Station here. Robots are being used to douse the fire. All the injured have been admitted to the nearby Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has given information about the death of 27 people so far. The figures may increase.

The work of dousing the fire that broke out in the building located near pillar number 544 of Mundka metro station is underway, officials said. A senior police official said that on receiving information about the fire, police personnel rushed to the spot and the people trapped in the building were rescued by breaking the window panes and the injured were admitted to a hospital. So far 50 people have been rescued.

DFS Atul Garg revealed that the fire started at 4:40 pm and was first noticed near the metro station’s pillar 544. Initially a total of 10 fire tenders reached the spot and later 14 others were sent to douse the blaze. Police have been deployed by cordoning off the area.

Delhi Police has said that the owner of the company is in police custody and all efforts are being made to control the situation. He said that a total of 09 fire tenders are present at the spot and trying to control the situation and ambulance facility is also available on the spot to provide immediate medical help to the victim.

In visuals accessed by Republic Media Network, black smoke could be seen billowing out of the building’s windows. People can be seen taking down the JCB from the windows. Along with this, some people are seen trying to get out of the building by slipping from the rope. It is not yet clear how many people are trapped inside the building.

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