News Alerts

08 Dec 2019 | 04:44 AM UTC

India: Deadly fire breaks out in New Delhi December 8

India News Alert

A large fire breaks out in the Anaj Mandi area of New Delhi on December 8, leaving at least 35 people dead; rescue operations are ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/8/2019, 5:00 AM until 12/8/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION New Delhi

Event

A fire broke out at a warehouse in the Anaj Mandi area of New Delhi on Sunday, December 8. The blaze started at approximately 05:22 (local time) and rescue operations are ongoing as of 09:50. At least 35 fatalities have been confirmed and over 50 people have been evacuated from the area. Officials have warned that the death toll may rise as emergency personnel continue to battle the fire.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are anticipated in the area.

Advice

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

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news