Delhi: Four dead in fire at Karol Bagh factory

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Four people were killed on Monday after a fire broke out in a factory in central Delhi, an official said.

The Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said the fire started at around 12.20 pm in Karol Bagh’s Beadonpura area.

The victims were brought out of the factory, but they died before reaching the hospital.

The deceased were later identified as R M Naresh (40), Bagan Prasahad (55), Aarti (20) and Asha (40).

A 25-year-old man also got injured in the incident and was admitted to the hospital for further treatment.

Two fire tenders were rushed to the factory to douse the flames.

According to the reports, the fire that broke out at 12:20 pm was doused in half-an-hour.

Initial investigation suggested that the fire originated due to the use of steam iron.