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11 killed in New Delhi factory fire

Update : 16 Feb 2024, 11:59

As many as 11 people were killed and four injured in a massive fire that broke out at a paint and chemical godowns in outer Delhi's Alipur on Thursday evening, a local department said.

“The fire was in two paint and chemical godowns, resulting in the death of 11 persons and 4 injured. The deceased have been moved to Babu Jagjeevan Ram Hospital and the four injured persons have been moved to Raja Harish Chandra Hospital,” the fire department.

The identity of those killed is yet to be ascertained.

According to the Delhi Police, the fire was preceded by a blast, probably caused by chemicals kept in the factory.

Due to the blast, some nearby houses and shops also caught fire. Some of the injured persons were residing in those places, news agency PTI reported.

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