New Delhi: At least 17 people died and several others were injured in a fire which broke out at a hotel in Delhi’s Karol Bagh area early this morning, media reports said.
Among 17, a woman and a child were killed after they tried to jump from a window.
Twenty-six fire engines reached the spot as firefighters fought hard to bring the flames under control.
According to reports, fire was first noticed from Hotel Arpit Palace at around 4 am.
The fire was brought under control at around 7 am.
Thirty-five people have been rescued.
The injured people were taken to hospital for treatment.
The cause of the fire is still not known.