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35 persons rescued from Delhi building blaze

IANS  |  New Delhi 

In a swift action, a team of Police, working together with other agencies, rescued 35 persons trapped in a fire at second and third floors of a building here, a senior officer said on Tuesday.

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

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



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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 23:16 IST