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Delhi Fire: 19-Year-old charred to death in Gandhi Nagar textile market fire

Gandhi Nagar Fire: A major fire broke out in a shop in Delhi's textile market Gandhi Nagar area at around 5.40 pm.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: A fire broke out in Delhi’s Gandhi Nagar market at 5:36 pm on the occasion of Dussehra. As soon as the information was received, 28 fire tenders reached the spot. As of now the fire has been brought under control. However, goods worth lakhs of several shops were gutted in the fire.

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At the same time, one person has died in this accident. The deceased has been identified as 19-year-old Shahnawaz. Delhi Fire Service, ADO Sumit Kumar said that Shahnawaz was an employee and was trapped inside after the fire broke out.

Here, according to Delhi Fire Service Deputy Chief Fire Officer SK Dua, the fire has now been brought under control. However, there is no complete information about how the fire started. At present the matter is being investigated.

On this incident, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, calling it unfortunate and wished God for everyone’s well being.

CM Kejriwal wrote through a tweet, “This incident of fire in the textile market of Gandhinagar is very unfortunate. The fire department is busy in extinguishing the fire. I am taking all the information about the incident from the district administration. Prabhu Shri Ram everyone is well. Keep good luck

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According to sources, there is a big problem in controlling the fire. Where there is a fire, there is no water source in the surrounding and in the narrow lane. So the fire brigade has to park far away. Around 150 firefighters have been pressed into service to douse the fire.

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