Delhi Mundka Fire: A major fire broke out in a three-storey building near Mundka metro station in the capital Delhi. So far 26 people have died in this incident. It is being told that this incident happened around 4.40 pm, after which the relief and rescue work is going on continuously. At the same time, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has expressed grief over this accident.
‘hurt by the incident’
Arvind Kejriwal wrote on Twitter, "Shocked and hurt to know about this tragic incident. I am in constant touch with senior officers. Our brave firefighters are doing their best to control the fire and save lives. God bless all."
‘My condolences to the families’
While Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has also expressed grief over this incident of fire. They said, "Massive fire broke out in a building near Mundka metro station. Fire extinguished, 20 bodies recovered My condolences to the families."
Tragic fire in a building near Mundka Metro station. Fire dosed, 20 bodies recovered. My condolences to families.
— Satyendar Jain (@SatyendarJain) May 13, 2022
people jumped to save lives
Delhi Fire Service’s Deputy Chief Fire Officer Sunil Choudhary said that some people jumped from the building, who have been admitted to the hospital. At the same time, 26 people have lost their lives in this accident.
Proprietor of the company arrested
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Outer Delhi Sameer Sharma said that preliminary investigation has revealed that there are offices of companies in the three-storey commercial building. According to the DCP, the fire started from the first floor of the building where the office of the company manufacturing CCTV cameras and routers is located. Police said that the owner of the company has been arrested by the police.