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13 Aug 2019 | 09:04 AM UTC

India: Fire reported at textile market in New Delhi August 13

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Disruptions likely following a major fire at the Gandhi Nagar market in New Delhi August 13; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/13/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/15/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION Gandhi Nagar market (New Delhi)

Event

A massive fire reportedly broke out at a textile market in Gandhi Nagar, New Delhi on the morning (local time) of Tuesday, August 13. A short circuit is suspected to have caused the blaze. No injuries were immediately reported.

Emergency services and firefighters are on the scene. Details are emerging. Traffic disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the market over the coming hours as the area has likely been cordoned off. 

Advice

Individuals in New Delhi are advised to avoid the area of the fire and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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