TIRUPUR: Two employees of a knitwear export unit in Tirupur were among 17 people killed in a fire at a private hotel in New Delhi on Tuesday.The two deceased have been identified as Aravind Sukumaran, 40, of Ammapalayam, and Nanda Kumar, 33, of Kongu Main Road in Tirupur. Both they were working as merchandisers in a knitwear manufacturing unit near New Bus stand here. The two men had gone Delhi to meet a buyer, said a manager of the unit.After the meeting, the two men were staying in a private hotel at Karol Bagh. They were to catch a flight to Tamil Nadu on Tuesday morning. But the duo were killed after a fire broke out at the hotel in the early hours on Tuesday.Tamil Nadu House in Delhi has confirmed their deaths, and the Delhi police were awaiting arrival of family members of the deceased.
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