Karol Bagh fire: At least 17 dead, Delhi govt announces Rs 5 lakh ex gratia
| Tuesday | 12th February, 2019
The fire broke out in the second floor of the building, a North Delhi Municipal Corporation official said.
Apparently, there were lapses (from the hotel administration's side) and action will be taken against those found guilty," he said.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was among the many politicians and officials who visited the spot, announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the next of kin of those killed.
The blaze that swept through the hotel in Gurudwara Road in central Delhi's Karol Bagh killed at least 17 people, police said.
"Deeply saddened by the loss of lives due to a fire at Karol Bagh in Delhi.
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