35 People Rescued As Fire Breaks Out At Delhi Building

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Ropes were used to enter the building, said fire official. (Representational)

New Delhi:

A team of Delhi Police, with other agencies, rescued 35 people trapped in a fire at second and third floors of a building in Delhi, a senior police officer said on Tuesday.

"A fire broke out on Monday evening at a building in Karawal Nagar in east Delhi trapping those living in the building. Teams of local police and Traffic Police, PCR, Delhi Fire Service and NDMA rushed to the spot and launched the rescue operation," a senior police officer said.

"Ropes were used to enter the building. They fixed several ladders with ropes and managed to rescue all the 35 trapped persons from the second and third floors and also those at its roof," he said.

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After the rescue operation, they brought the fire under control, he added.

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