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Chronology of major fire accidents in Delhi-NCR

At least nine people were killed and seven critically injured in a fire that broke out at a hotel in Delhi’s Karol Bagh area on Tuesday, officials said.

india Updated: Feb 12, 2019 10:33 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
List of some major fires in Delhi and the national capital region
List of some major fires in Delhi and the national capital region(PTI)
         

At least nine people were killed and seven critically injured in a fire that broke out at a hotel in Delhi’s Karol Bagh area on Tuesday, officials said.

Here is a list of some major fires in Delhi and the national capital region:

February 7, 2019: Scores of patients and staff at Noida’s Metro Hospital and Heart Institute had to be evacuated after a major fire.

January 30, 2019: Four people were injured in a fire at a chemical factory in Okhla Phase-I in southeastern Delhi.

Nov 19, 2018: Four people were killed and one person was injured after a fire broke out at a factory in central Delhi’s Karol Bagh.

May 29, 2018: A massive blaze, which fire officials said was of “highest magnitude”, broke out at a godown in south Delhi’s Malviya Nagar. No casualty was reported.

April 23, 2018: At least 300 shanties were gutted after a major fire broke out in Shahdara’s MS Park. A girl was killed in the fire.

April 13, 2018: Four members of a family, including two minor children, were killed in a major fire in Delhi’s Kohat Enclave.

January 20, 2018: At least 10 women and seven men were charred to death in a fire that broke out in a firecracker unit in northwest Delhi’s Bawana industrial area.

November 20, 2011: Fourteen people died and over 30 were injured when a fire broke out at a community function of eunuchs in Nandnagari in east Delhi.

June 13, 1997: A fire broke out at the Uphaar theatre during the screening of Bollywood film ‘Border’, killing 59 people and injuring over 100.

First Published: Feb 12, 2019 09:45 IST