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Fire in South Block doused

Four fire tenders quickly doused the fire after receiving a call from the Ministry. There were, however, no casualities.

india Updated: Sep 25, 2006 23:54 IST

A fire that broke out in the office of the External Affairs Ministry in New Delhi late on Monday evening was quickly doused and there were no casualties, authorities said.

Four fire tenders were rushed after a call was received from the ministry in the South Block in the high-security zone of the capital at 9.55 pm.

The fire was caused by an electrical spark in a computer, officials said.

First Published: Sep 25, 2006 23:54 IST