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Fire Breaks Out at Delhi's Uphaar Cinema Where a Blaze Took 59 Lives in 1997

No injuries have been reported in Sunday's fire.

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Fire Breaks Out at Delhi's Uphaar Cinema Where a Blaze Took 59 Lives in 1997
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A fire broke out at Delhi’s Uphaar cinema on Sunday, 17 April. Five fire engines arrived at the spot after a distress call was received at 4:46 am. The fire was subsequently extinguished.

The chairs, furniture, and waste material on the ground floor and the balcony of the cinema hall caught fire, Director of Delhi Fire Services Atul Garg said.

No injuries have, however, been reported in the incident.

In 1997, 59 people died in a fire that had erupted in Uphaar Cinema. The cinema hall has remained shut since.

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Topics:  Fire   Uphaar Cinema 

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