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A fire has killed at least 27 people in a building in New Delhi

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Indian police have arrested two business owners after a deadly fire at a building in New Delhi.
Police in India on Saturday (May 14th) arrested two people suspected of violating fire safety rules after at least 27 people died in a fire, according to Reuters.

Rescue crews worked overnight to clean up the four-story burning building in the western suburbs of New Delhi.

More than 75 people were on the property – which houses a production unit for surveillance cameras – when the fire broke out on Friday (May 13th) evening.

Some jumped out of the windows, eyewitnesses said, to save themselves.

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A fire at a building in New Delhi has caused panic among those at the time of the fire.

Bimla, a person who did not give his last name, managed to escape.

“We ran here and there for about half an hour, but we couldn’t find a way. The boys broke the bottle and the people threw a rope from the bottom, so I slipped with the rope from the third floor. ”

Authorities said the fire started in a first-floor office and spread quickly. Two business owners were arrested.

When he sent condolences, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised 200,000 rupees, or about $ 2,580, in compensation for the relatives of the victims.

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