Relatives of the victims of a fire at a commercial building in Mundkar, Delhi, rushed to Sanjay Gandhi Hospital on Friday night to search for their family members. One of them, Ajit Tiwari, said his sister Monica, 21, had been missing since the incident. “She started working in a CCTV camera packaging unit last month and received her first paycheck on Thursday. We found out about the fire around 5 pm, but did not realize that his office building was on fire. When he did not return home by 7 pm, we started looking for him, “said Tiwari.
Monica lives with her two brothers and one sister in Agar Nagar, Delhi. He is a resident of Gonda district in Uttar Pradesh. Another woman was looking for her eldest daughter, who also works in the CCTV camera packaging unit. ” My daughter Pooja has been working in the CCTV camera packaging unit for the last three months. We live in Mubarakpur and found out about the incident at 9 pm. He has cut marks under his left eye. We are looking for him in different hospitals. He is the sole breadwinner of our family of four. Her two younger sisters attend a school, ”said the woman.
A huge fire at a three-storey commercial building near the Mundka metro station in west Delhi on Friday evening killed at least 27 people and injured 12, police said. About 60-70 people were rescued from the building, they said, and some were still trapped inside. According to fire department officials, the fire was reported around 4.40 pm, after which 24 fire tenders went to the spot. Ankit, who works in an office in the building, said a motivational session was going on on the second floor at the time of the fire.
“I am just happy to be alive. I could have lost my life too. An inspirational session was going on on the second floor of the building when we noticed the fire. We managed to escape by breaking the glass window, ”he said. Another said his aunt was missing. At least 26 people were killed and 12 injured in the blaze, police said. However, they did not specify other details such as gender or age of the victim. The building that caught fire is located near Pillar 544 of Mundka Metro Station.