India: At least 27 dead in four-storey building fire


At least 27 people lost their lives them from fire that broke out in Office bulding in its suburbs New Delhiannounced the rescue services.

“The fire is now out. “There are a total of 27 dead. The search operation is ongoing,” said a firefighter at the French Agency.

Another 40 people suffered burns and are being treated. According to local media, citing police 60-70 people were rescued.

The fire started in a four-storey building in the western suburbs of the Indian capital, late in the afternoon. According to police authorities, the building housed company offices.

Fires are common in India because safety regulations are often not followed.

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