Delhi: Fire breaks out at factory in Peeragarhi, several trapped after building collapses

New Delhi: A building collapsed after a blast in a factory that caught fire Delhi's Peera Garhi on Thursday morning, an official said.

The fire department said they received a call around 4.23 am about a fire in the factory at Udoh Nagar area after which seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot, the official said.

Later on, due to a blast, the building collapsed and people are trapped inside, including fire personnel, a senior fire official said. Total 35 fire tenders are working and the rescue operations are underway, he said.

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