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Delhi govt orders magisterial probe into Karol Bagh hotel fire incident

Delhi govt orders magisterial probe into Karol Bagh hotel fire incident

New Delhi, Feb 12 (UNI) The Delhi Government on Tuesday ordered magistrate probe

into fire incident in a hotel here at Karol Bagh in which 17 people lost their lives.

The AAP government has also ordered fire inspection of buildings in the area.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain inspected the Arpit Palace hotel in Central Delhi's Karol Bagh

where the fire incident took place.

'Fire in Karol Bagh hotel. 17 causalities 2 injured. Magistrate enquiry ordered. Visible violations of building bye laws, building constructed 6 stories including one temporary floor instead of

permissible 4 floors. Ordered fire inspection of buildings in the area,' Mr Jain tweeted.

The death toll in the massive fire broke out at the hotel here mounted to 17, while three others sustained injuries, fire officials said here.

According to the officials, the incident occurred at around 0435 hrs.

Around 25 people have been evacuated safely from the spot, they added.

At least 20 fire tenders were pushed into service and the blaze was put to a stop around 0830 hours, while the rescue operation by the police was still underway.

The victims also include a child and a woman, the fire officials told UNI.

Some people were seen jumping off the terrace and windows. Most of the deaths

took place due to suffocation, the officials confirmed.

However, the cause of fire is yet to be ascertained.

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MHA issues advisory to all states to ensure safety & security of people

16 Feb 2019 | 4:37 PM

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Money laundering: Vadra's interim bail extended till Mar 2

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Delhi govt gives three-fold hike in margin money to ration dealers

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