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Fire at a warehouse near India's capital kills 17 people

  • Published at 11:16 am January 21st, 2018
  • Last updated at 07:14 pm January 21st, 2018
Fire at a warehouse near India's capital kills 17 people
17 people died after a fire broke out at a warehouse in an industrial area on the outskirts of India’s capital on Sunday, a fire official said. The blaze happened in a building used to store firecrackers, an official in Delhi’s fire service department said, adding that rescue operations were underway.
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