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Delhi Luggage Factory Fire Worst Since 1997 Uphaar Cinema Tragedy

Delhi Luggage Factory Fire Worst Since 1997 Uphaar Cinema Tragedy

A large hearth broke out at a manufacturing unit in Delhi’s Anaj Mandi at this time. (PTI)

New Delhi:

The large hearth at a manufacturing unit in Delhi that killed 43 folks is the second worst within the nationwide capital after the Uphaar Cinema tragedy that left 59 useless and injured greater than 100 folks.

The theatre in Delhi’s posh Inexperienced Park space was screening Sunny Deol-starrer ‘Border’ on June 13, 1997-the day of its release-when the fireplace broke out.

“That is maybe the most important tragedy of this nature after the Uphaar mishap,” union minister Hardeep Singh Puri informed reporters at Woman Hardinge Medical Faculty, the place he met the households of the victims.

Fourteen years after the Uphaar tragedy, a hearth broke at a gathering organised for transgender folks in Nand Nagri the place virtually 10,000 folks had gathered. Fourteen folks have been killed and practically 30 have been injured.

In July 2017, a hearth broke out at a four-storey constructing in Delhi’s Dilshad Backyard space. 4 members of a household, together with two kids, have been killed. The household had celebrated their 12-year-old daughter’s birthday a day earlier than the tragedy.


59 folks have been killed in a hearth on the Uphaar Cinema in Delhi’s publish Inexperienced Park in 1997. 

The subsequent yr, one other huge hearth ripped by way of a firecracker storage unit in Bawana that left 17 folks useless. In the identical yr, two separate fires in northwest Delhi’s Kohat Enclave and Shahdara’s Mansarovar Park killed 5.

In February this yr, an enormous hearth swept by way of a four-floor lodge in central Delhi’s Karol Bagh, killing at the least 17 visitors.

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In August, six folks, together with three kids, died and 13 have been injured in an enormous hearth at a constructing in southeast Delhi’s Zakir Naga as a result of a brief circuit.

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