New Delhi: Fire broke out in a building near Mundka metro station in Delhi on Friday evening. 26 people died in this accident. Delhi Fire Director Atul Garg said that a total of 26 bodies have been recovered so far from a three-storey commercial building that caught fire near Mundka metro station this evening. He said that the rescue work is still going on.

Delhi Fire Director Atul Garg told that the death toll may increase further. Also, there is a possibility of more casualties in this accident. According to the information, 60-70 people have been evacuated from the building. A senior police officer said that on receiving information about the fire, police personnel reached the spot and the people trapped in the building were rescued by breaking the window panes and the injured were admitted to a hospital.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has expressed grief over the incident of fire. He tweeted and said, Shocked and hurt to know about this tragic incident. I am in constant touch with senior officials. Our brave firefighters are doing their best to control the fire and save lives. God bless all.