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Fire in Delhi’s Karol Bagh factory, four dead

One injured person has been admitted to hospital

SNS | New Delhi |

Four persons died were Monday after a massive fire broke out in a factory in Beadonpura in central Delhi’s Karol Bagh. One injured person is undergoing treatment in hospital.

The fire broke out at 12.23 pm, officials from the Delhi Fire Service said.

Two fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire was brought under control by 12.50 pm, an officer told PTI.

The deceased are Bagan Prasahad (55), R M Naresh (40), Aarti (20) and Asha (40), according to the police.

Reports said the victims had been brought out of the factory but they died before reaching hospital.

According to an official in the Delhi Fire Service, the initial probe suggested that the fire originated due to the use of steam press.