One person was killed in a major fire, which broke out in Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk area this afternoon. According to the initial reports, at least 20 fire tenders were roped in to douse the fire.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. Fire was brought under control within a few minutes and cooling operations were underway.
Chandni Chowk is one of the most densely populated areas of the national capital.
#Delhi: Fire broke out in a building in Chandni Chowk area. 1 person, who fell unconscious, taken to hospital. 20 fire tenders present at the spot. Fire under control, cooling operation underway. pic.twitter.com/bkHIsFYNzZ— ANI (@ANI) April 9, 2018