Fire Breaks Out at Shastri Bhawan in Delhi, No Injuries Reported

The Shastri Bhawan houses several government ministries, including the Information and Broadcasting ministry.

Updated31 Jul 2017, 06:09 AM IST
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A fire broke out in Shastri Bhawan in central Delhi on Monday after a short circuit in an air conditioner, police said.

The fire, which broke out on the seventh floor, was doused within a few minutes and five fire tenders were rushed to the spot. No injuries have been reported.

In 2014, a fire broke out on the same floor.

The Shastri Bhawan houses a number of government ministries, including the Human Resources Development, Information and Broadcasting, Law and Justice, Chemicals and Petrochemicals, as well as Women and Child Development.

This is a developing story. Details awaited.

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Published: 31 Jul 2017, 04:38 AM IST
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