New Delhi: As many as 26 people have been killed after a massive fire broke out in a commercial building near the Mundka metro station on the Green Line in west Delhi on Friday evening, the officials said, ANI reported. The fire broke out in a building near pillar number 544, Mundka metro station, the officials said, adding the process of dousing the flames is underway. A senior officer said the police reached the spot after receiving information about the blaze, broke the windows of the building, rescued people and got the injured admitted in a hospital.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his condolenses to the bereaved families. “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,” he tweeted.
Even President of India Ram Nath Kovind extended condolences to the bereaved families. “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,” Kovind tweeted.