80 shops gutted in Delhi fire


New Delhi, May 23: At least 80 shops were gutted after a major fire broke out in the city’s Chandani Chowk area on Monday night, officials said on Tuesday.

“A fire call in a saree shop was received at 10 p.m., following which 25 fire tenders were rushed to the spot,” a fire official told Media Sources.

It took over four and a half hours to douse the flames.

No one was injured in the blaze. The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained. The police has started a probe.

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