27 dead in Delhi fire: PM Modi, Kejriwal mourns the loss of lives, NDRF reached
New Delhi: Delhi Fire- Twenty-seven people were killed in a massive fire that broke out at a four-story building in Delhi. More than 50 people who sustained burns and injuries have been hospitalized. While in desperation, some people were seen leaping and jumping from the burning building in Delhi. According to the sources the fire broke out from a CCTV camera godown near Mundka Metro Station
"Distressed by the tragic fire accident at a building near Mundka Metro Station in Delhi. My condolences to the bereaved families. I wish for speedy recovery of the injured," President Ram Nath Kovind's office has tweeted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi mourned the loss of lives and announced a relief of Rs. 2 lakh to the kin of deceased while ₹ 50,000 will be given to those injured, announced the Prime Minister's office. PM Modi expressed his grief and tweeted.
Extremely saddened by the loss of lives due to a tragic fire in Delhi. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. I wish the injured a speedy recovery.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 13, 2022
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also mourns the loss of lives due to the fire in Delhi.
"Shocked and pained to know abt this tragic incident. I am constantly in touch wid officers. Our brave firemen are trying their best to control the fire and save lives. God bless all," tweeted Chief Minister Kejriwal.
Shocked and pained to know abt this tragic incident. I am constantly in touch wid officers. Our brave firemen are trying their best to control the fire and save lives. God bless all. https://t.co/qmL43Qbd88— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) May 13, 2022
According to fire department officials, the information about the blaze was reported at 4.40 pm following which 20 fire engines were rushed to the spot.
Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted saying that he is in constant touch with the authorities and that the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been pressed into sevice.
दिल्ली के मुंडका में आग लगने की घटना बहुत दुःखद है। मैं सम्बंधित अधिकारियों से लगातार संपर्क में हूँ, प्रशासन राहत व बचाव कार्य में जुटा है। NDRF भी वहाँ शीघ्र पहुँच रही है। लोगों को वहाँ से निकालना व घायलों को तुरंत उपचार देना हमारी प्राथमिकता है।— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) May 13, 2022