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Update: Delhi's Karol Bagh hotel fire doused, 17 dead, 35 rescued

Seventeen people were killed and several injured in a massive fire that broke out in Delhi’s Karol Bagh area in the early morning hours today. The blaze was reported from Hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh, which has now been doused. “Fire has been doused. Bodies are being taken out now. Rescue operation underway,” Sunil Choudhary, Deputy Chief Fire Officer was quoted as saying. Initial probe suggests short circuit to be the reason for the blaze. Here in the video, New Nation’s reporter talked to survivors and brings the latest updates from the ground zero.

Updated : 12 February 2019, 10:29 AM