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Delhi: 11 dead, four other injured after fire breaks out at paint factory in Alipur | VIDEO

Delhi fire: At least eleven people have lost their lives in the fire incident. An official from the Delhi Fire Service said a call was received at 5.25 pm and fire tenders were pressed into service.

Sheenu Sharma Edited By: Sheenu Sharma @20sheenu New Delhi Updated on: February 16, 2024 8:00 IST
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Image Source : ANI (X) Three dead after fire breaks out at main market in Delhi's Alipur.

Delhi fire: A massive fire broke out at the main market in the Alipur area of the national capital on Thursday evening (February 15). At least 11 people lost their lives and four others sustained injuries in the incident. 

Shortly after the fire erupted, fire tenders reached the spot to douse the flames. 22 Fire tenders reached the spot and the fire was extinguished.

Charred bodies of the three persons were recovered from the premises of the factory located at Dayalpur Market in Alipur, a fire official said. An official from the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said a call was received at 5.25 pm and fire tenders were pressed into service.

The fire was contained by around 9:00 pm, he said, adding, the cooling off operation was underway. According to police, the fire was preceded by a blast in the factory. The search operation is still underway, said the Fire Service Department. 

According to police, the fire was preceded by a blast in the factory. "Teams have been formed to investigate the matter," said an officer.

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