Delhi Mundka fire: Rescue ops, devastation caught in pictures

A massive fire broke out in a three-storey building in West Delhi’s Mundka area that has claimed at least 27 lives so far. While over 50 people have been evacuated in a rescue operation, several people have been critically injured.

Updated On May 14, 2022 09:23 AM IST
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At least 27 people lost their lives in one of the worst fires in the national capital when a blaze engulfed a three-storey building in West Delhi’s Mundka. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 14, 2022 09:23 AM IST

At least 27 people lost their lives in one of the worst fires in the national capital when a blaze engulfed a three-storey building in West Delhi’s Mundka. (HT Photo)

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The building which has been engulfed in fire had a car showroom and office spaces. It is close to the Mundka metro station.(Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times)
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The building which has been engulfed in fire had a car showroom and office spaces. It is close to the Mundka metro station.(Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times)

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Firefighters along with NDRF personnel are conducting search and rescue operations at the incident site.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 14, 2022 09:23 AM IST

Firefighters along with NDRF personnel are conducting search and rescue operations at the incident site.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)

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According to officials, more than 50 people have been evacuated so far from the incident site. While at least 27 people have lost their lives in the fire, around 12 people are critically injured.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 14, 2022 09:23 AM IST

According to officials, more than 50 people have been evacuated so far from the incident site. While at least 27 people have lost their lives in the fire, around 12 people are critically injured.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)

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The fire reportedly broke out at the first floor of the building that housed the office of a firm that manufactures CCTV cameras and Wi-Fi routers, officials said.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)
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The fire reportedly broke out at the first floor of the building that housed the office of a firm that manufactures CCTV cameras and Wi-Fi routers, officials said.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)

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Fire chief Atul Garg said the building did not have a fire clearance certificate or NOC.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)
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Fire chief Atul Garg said the building did not have a fire clearance certificate or NOC.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)

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The Mundka fire is one of the worst fire incidents that Delhi has seen since the 2019 Anaj Mandi tragedy that claimed 43 lives.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)
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The Mundka fire is one of the worst fire incidents that Delhi has seen since the 2019 Anaj Mandi tragedy that claimed 43 lives.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)

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Two owners of the firm - where the fire broke out - were arrested late night, said the police. The arrested persons have been identified as Harish Goel and Varun Goel.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 14, 2022 09:23 AM IST

Two owners of the firm - where the fire broke out - were arrested late night, said the police. The arrested persons have been identified as Harish Goel and Varun Goel.(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)

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