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Fire breaks out in Delhi’s Jhilmil area, at least 3 dead
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Fire breaks out in Delhi’s Jhilmil area, at least 3 dead

As many as 26 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to extinguish the fire Three people, including two women, were killed in a massive fire at a hardware factory in the national capital on Saturday, police said  As many as 31 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to extinguish the fire.┬áThe fire broke out at the factory manufacturing household tools and equipment in Shahdara's Jhilmil industrial area around 9 am, according to fire officials The factory is situated in a narrow lane of Jhilmil area which is making it difficult for fire trucks to reach the actual spot. The fire officials said rescue operations were underway and they were trying to ascertain if more persons were trapped in the building The cause of the fire is not yet ascertained. In January last year, 17 pe
Sanitation Worker Dies While Cleaning Sewer In Delhi
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Sanitation Worker Dies While Cleaning Sewer In Delhi

A case was registered on the complaint of a labour against private contractor.1New Delhi:  A 24-year-old sanitation worker died and another suffered from suffocation after they inhaled toxic fumes while cleaning a deep sewer in Shahdara on Sunday, police said. Ravi died in the incident that took place near a BSES office at the CBD ground in Karkardooma, police said. They added that Sanjay (35), who suffered from suffocation, is undergoing treatment at a local hospital. Police said a private contractor had engaged five workers, including Ravi and Sanjay, to clean a 15 feet deep sewer. The work to clean it was given by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), they said.