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Delhi Fire

Firefighters during an operation to douse a blaze in a showroom at Lajpat Nagar's Central Market area, in New Delhi.

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Firefighters attempt to douse a blaze in a showroom at Lajpat Nagar's Central Market area, in New Delhi.

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Residents watch after a fire broke out in 'jhuggies' near a crematorium in Paschim Vihar area of New Delhi.

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People gather near the site of a fire which broke out in 'jhuggies' near a crematorium in Paschim Vihar area of New Delhi.

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Firefighters attempt to douse a blaze in a factory at Narela Industrial area, in New Delhi.

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A man sits at his shop in Meena Bazaar, where a major fire gutted godowns and various shops before being extinguished, near Red Fort in old Delhi.

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Fire Brigade personnel carry a cylinder while dousing a major fire, which broke out in a three-storeyed paper printing press in Patparganj Industrial area, in east Delhi.

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Fire fighters try to control a fire which broke out at a paper printing press in Patparganj Industrial Area, East Delhi.

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Fire Brigade personnel try to douse a major fire, which broke out in a three-storeyed paper printing press in Patparganj Industrial area, in east Delhi.

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A Fire Brigade official stands next to bundles of burnt papers while dousing a major fire, which broke out in a three-storeyed paper printing press in Patparganj Industrial area, in east Delhi.

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Fire fighters try to control a fire which broke out at a paper printing press in Patparganj Industrial Area, East Delhi.

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In this undated photo, sourced from Delhi Fire Department, is seen Amit Kumar. Kumar, a firefighter posted at Kirti Nagar Fire Station, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Delhi after he was injured during a fire and subsequent building collapse at Peeragarhi in New Delhi.

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Rescue personnel attend to an injured firefighter, after a building collapsed following an explosion where firefighters were dousing a blaze at Peeragarhi in New Delhi. Fourteen people, including 13 firefighters were injured in the incident.

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Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain visits an injured firefighter, during the rescue operation at at Peeragarhi in New Delhi.

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Usha Nayar whose relatives died in the fire at Karol Bagh's Hotel Arpit Palace, being consoled by other relatives outside the mortuary at Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital in New Delhi. The relatives were statying in the hotel to attend the wedding ceremony of Nayar's daughter.

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A relative of an Anaj Mandi fire victim in tears outside the mortuary at Maulana Azad Medical College hospital, in New Delhi.

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Stretchers are seen outside the emergency ward of Lady Hardinge Hospital, where victims of a fire at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road have been admitted, in New Delhi. At least 43 labourers were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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People stand outside a house in Krishna Nagar which engulfed in a fire during wee hours of Thursday. Many people were rescued from a building.

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Fire tenders carry out rescue operations after a fire broke out in two different factories following a cylinder blast at Narela Industrial area, in Delhi.

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An outside view of the damaged three-storey residential-cum-commercial building where a fire broke out, in outer Delhi's Kirari area. At least nine people, including three children, were killed in the incident.

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Neighbours stand outside the burnt cloth warehouse in Northwest Delhi's Kirari area.

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A relative of an Anaj Mandi fire victim in tears outside the mortuary at Maulana Azad Medical College hospital, in New Delhi.

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Mother of Muhammad Musharraf, made his last call to his friend before he died in Anaj Mandi fire incident, grieves outside Maulana Azad Medical College mortuary, in New Delhi.

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Relatives of Anaj Mandi fire victims wait outside the mortuary at Maulana Azad Medical College hospital, in New Delhi.

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Relatives of Anaj Mandi fire victims wait outside the mortuary at Maulana Azad Medical College hospital, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visits the survivors of a fire incident at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road, at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital, in New Delhi. Atleast 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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People living near a building which caught fire on Sunday look out from a window in New Delhi.

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Daily laborers wait outside a market which was the scene of a devastating fire Sunday, in New Delhi.

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A policeman comes out from the only entrance of an ill-fated building which caught fire on Sunday, in New Delhi. Authorities say an electrical short circuit appears to have caused a devastating fire that killed dozens of people in a crowded market area in central New Delhi. Firefighters fought the blaze from 100 yards away because it broke out in one of the area's many alleyways, tangled in electrical wire and too narrow for vehicles to access.

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Residents at a spot where minor fire broke out in the same factory building in Anaj Mandi where 43 workers died in New Delhi.

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Policemen at a spot where minor fire broke out in the same factory building in Anaj Mandi where 43 workers died in New Delhi.

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Policemen and fire tenders arrive at a spot where a minor fire broke out in the same factory building in Anaj Mandi where 43 workers died on Sunday, in New Delhi.

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Relatives of victims who were killed in Anaj Mandi fire incident grieve outside the mortuary of Maulana Azad Medical College, in New Delhi.

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Police and rescue personnel inspect inside the factory at Rani Jhansi Road where a major fire broke out, in New Delhi.

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A view of the damage caused by a fire in a factory at Rani Jhansi Road, in New Delhi. Atleast 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Fire tenders arrive at a spot where a minor fire broke out in the same factory building in Anaj Mandi where 43 workers died in New Delhi.

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An Indian man looks at photographs, taken by police on mobile phones for identification purpose, to identify bodies of their relatives outside a mortuary in New Delhi. Dozens of people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi

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Mukhtar Alam, who lost his relative in a fire, cries as he waits for the body outside a mortuary in New Delhi. Dozens of people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi.

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Mehaboob Alam, center with white beard, waits outside a mortuary to identify and collect the bodies of two nephews who died in a fire in New Delhi. Dozens of people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi.

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Mohammad Nazir Alam, second right, breaks down after identifying bodies of 6 people from his village who died in a fire, outside a mortuary in New Delhi. Dozens of people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi.

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National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) carry out rescue operation at factory in Rani Jhansi Road where a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. At least 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Mortal remains of a victim of a fire at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road being brought to a mortuary at Lady Hardinge Hospital, in New Delhi. At least 43 labourers were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Mortal remains of a victim of a fire at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road being brought to a mortuary at Lady Hardinge Hospital, in New Delhi. At least 43 labourers were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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An ambulance carries the victims of a fire at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road, in New Delhi. At least 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Relatives arrive for identification of bodies after a fire in a factory in New Delhi. Dozens of people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi, police said. Firefighters fought the blaze from 100 meters (yards) away because it broke out in one of the area's many alleyways, tangled in electrical wire and too narrow for vehicles to access, authorities at the scene said.

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Senior Police officials arrive near the site of a fire in New Delhi, India. Dozens of people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi.

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Ambulances stand parked near the site of a factory at Rani Jhansi Road where a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. At least 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Subhash Chopra and former Delhi minister Haroon Yusuf arrive to visit the site of a factory at Rani Jhansi Road where a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. At least 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Doctors of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital attend to a survivor of a fire incident at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road, in New Delhi. Atleast 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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A family member of a victim trapped in a fire at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road sobs outside the emergency ward of Lok Nayak Hospital, in New Delhi. At least 43 labourers were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Police and fire personnel near a factory at Rani Jhansi Road where a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. At least 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Forensics team arrives at the site of a major fire at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road, in New Delhi. At least 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, BJP Delhi President Manoj Tiwari and others wait at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital to visit the survivors of a fire incident at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road, in New Delhi. Atleast 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Mortal remains of a victim who died due to a fire at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road being brought to a mortuary, at Lok Nayak Hospital, in New Delhi. At least 43 labourers were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Family members of victims of a fire at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road at Lady Hardinge Hospital, in New Delhi. At least 43 labourers were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri speaks to media personnel during his visit to Lady Hardinge Hospital, where the victims of a fire at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road have been admitted, in New Delhi. At least 43 labourers were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Locals and media person stand outside the site of a fire in an alleyway, tangled in electrical wire and too narrow for vehicles to access, in New Delhi. Dozens of people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi.

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The body of a laborer killed in a fire is brought to a mortuary in New Delhi. Dozens of people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi

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The body of a laborer killed in a fire is brought to a mortuary in New Delhi. Dozens of people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi.

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Medical officers and policemen walk near the site of a fire in an alleyway, tangled in electrical wire and too narrow for vehicles to access, in New Delhi. Dozens of people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi, police said.

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Firefighters carry out rescue operations at Rani Jhansi Road after a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. Atleast 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Police officers cordon off the site of a fire in a narrow lane in New Delhi. A doctor at a government-run hospital says at least 43 people have died in a major fire in central New Delhi.

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A fire engine stands by the site of a fire in a narrow lane in New Delhi. A doctor at a government-run hospital says at least 43 people have died in a major fire in central New Delhi.

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Charred remains after a major fire which broke out in a factory at Rani Jhansi Road, in New Delhi. Atleast 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Onlookers stand near a factory at Rani Jhansi Road where a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. At least 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Family members of victims of a fire at a factory in Rani Jhansi Road stand outside the emergency ward of Lok Nayak Hospital, in New Delhi. At least 43 labourers were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Onlookers stand near a factory at Rani Jhansi Road where a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. At least 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain at the site of a fire in a factory at Rani Jhansi Road, in New Delhi. Atleast 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Fire tenders on their way to a factory at Rani Jhansi Road, where a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. Atleast 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Firefighters carry out rescue operations at Rani Jhansi Road after a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. Atleast 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Police personnel and onlookers stand near a factory at Rani Jhansi Road where a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. At least 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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Police personnel and medical staff stand outside the emergency ward of Lok Nayak Hospital, where the victims of a fire in a factory at Rani Jhansi Road are being brought for treatment, in New Delhi. At least 43 people were killed in the mishap.

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Fire fighters carry out rescue operations at Rani Jhansi Road after a major fire broke out, in New Delhi. Atleast 43 people were killed and several others injured in the mishap.

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