Mundka Fire: A fire broke out in a building in Delhi’s Mundka on Friday, killing 27 people and injuring several others. In this accident, many people jumped from the building and saved their lives. A woman named Vimala, who was present on the third floor, also saved her life by jumping. He was being treated at Sanjay Gandhi Hospital.
After leaving the hospital, Vimla narrated her ordeal. The injured Vimala says that there is only one gate to enter and leave the building. Had there been some other way, more lives could have been saved. Vimla told that the meeting was going on at the time of the accident. As soon as the fire started, no one got a chance to get out, because the fire started first in the lowest floor and there was only one way out of the building.
He further told that when smoke started filling inside, some people broke the windows and jumped down from the third floor with the help of rope and saved their lives. Vimla was also on the third floor. She also reached the first floor hanging with the help of a rope and by jumping from there she saved her life and lay there for a long time. He was taken by ambulance to Sanjay Gandhi Hospital, where he was undergoing treatment since the incident.
CM Kejriwal visited the spot
The accident happened on Friday around 4 pm. After 19 hours of the incident, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reached the spot to take stock of the situation. Arvind Kejriwal, while talking to the media during this time, said that a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each will be given to the next of kin of the dead, along with Rs 50-50 thousand will be given to all the injured. CM Kejriwal also said that strict action will be taken against whoever is found guilty in the case, no one will be spared.
Please tell that the building in which the fire broke out is 4 storey. It is used commercially to provide office space to companies. After the accident, the police took action and arrested both the sons of the factory owner.
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