Mundka fire: 27 dead so far, many missing

So far 27 people have died in the fierce fire near Mundka metro station in the country’s capital Delhi. NDRF team is carrying out rescue operation at the spot. According to NDRF Assistant Commandant Vikas Saini, searches have been done on all three floors, but the search operation is going on completely from one side […]
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Mundka fire: 27 dead so far, many missing


So far 27 people have died in the fierce fire near Mundka metro station in the country’s capital Delhi. NDRF team is carrying out rescue operation at the spot. According to NDRF Assistant Commandant Vikas Saini, searches have been done on all three floors, but the search operation is going on completely from one side on the second floor. On the second floor we have got 7-8 small body parts. The search work will be completed in about 4-5 hours.

Commandant Vikas Saini said that our team reached the spot around 11:30 pm. Earlier there was a lot of problem in the search campaign here. The fire was brought under control but the water that was dripping from the walls and ceiling was very hot, now there is no problem in searching.

According to Sunil Kumar of Delhi Civil Defense, 28 people are missing so far, in which 5 are men and 23 are women. We are taking complete information about the missing people. We have given helpline numbers to the people. If any information comes, they will be informed immediately.

At the same time, SP Tomar of Delhi Civil Defense has said that we have started the help desk so that people whose relatives are missing or injured, they can get correct information and they do not get upset. Let us tell that a terrible fire broke out in a three-storey commercial building near Delhi’s Mundka metro station on Friday evening. 27 people have died in this accident, while 50 people have been safely evacuated from the building. Many people are still said to be missing.

In the preliminary investigation, it was found that the four-storey commercial building in which the fire broke out had offices of most of the companies. According to Delhi Police, the fire started in a CCTV and router manufacturing company located on the first floor. The owners of this company are in police custody.