In Pics: Fire Tragedy at Hotel Arpit Palace In Delhi’s Karol Bagh
Unidentified relatives gather outside after an early morning fire killed more than a dozen people at a hotel in the Karol Bagh. 
Unidentified relatives gather outside after an early morning fire killed more than a dozen people at a hotel in the Karol Bagh. (Photo: AP)

In Pics: Fire Tragedy at Hotel Arpit Palace In Delhi’s Karol Bagh

A massive fire swept through a four-floor hotel in central Delhi's Karol Bagh in the early hours of Tuesday, 12 February, killing at least 17 guests, including a child and two people who jumped off the building in a desperate bid to save themselves, officials said.

The blaze, in which 35 people were injured, started in the second floor of the Arpit Palace Hotel in the heart of the national capital around 3.30 am, trapping many guests who were fast asleep. There were 53 people in the 45-room hotel, which had a canopy on the terrace housing of what appeared to be a restaurant, officials said.

A call about the fire was received at 4.35 am and 24 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, a senior Delhi Fire Service official said.

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NDRF, firefighters and police officials seen at the site after a massive fire broke out at Karol Bagh’s Arpit Palace hotel, in which at least 17 people were killed and several injured in New Delhi.
NDRF, firefighters and police officials seen at the site after a massive fire broke out at Karol Bagh’s Arpit Palace hotel, in which at least 17 people were killed and several injured in New Delhi.
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 Family members of victims who died in Hotel Arpit Palace fire accident mourn outside the mortuary at Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital in New Delhi. 
Family members of victims who died in Hotel Arpit Palace fire accident mourn outside the mortuary at Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital in New Delhi. 
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People look on at Karol Bagh’s Hotel Arpit Palace where a massive fire broke out, in New Delhi on Tuesday, 12 February. At least 17 people were killed and several others were injured in the accident.
People look on at Karol Bagh’s Hotel Arpit Palace where a massive fire broke out, in New Delhi on Tuesday, 12 February. At least 17 people were killed and several others were injured in the accident.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrives to visit Karol Bagh’s Hotel Arpit Palace where a massive fire broke out in New Delhi.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrives to visit Karol Bagh’s Hotel Arpit Palace where a massive fire broke out in New Delhi.
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Lt Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal arrives to visit Karol Bagh’s Hotel Arpit Palace where a massive fire broke out.
Lt Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal arrives to visit Karol Bagh’s Hotel Arpit Palace where a massive fire broke out.
(Photo: PTI)

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In this photo provided by Sivanand Chand, a hotel guest who was rescued, firefighters rescue people during an early morning fire at the Arpit Palace Hotel in the Karol Bagh area.
In this photo provided by Sivanand Chand, a hotel guest who was rescued, firefighters rescue people during an early morning fire at the Arpit Palace Hotel in the Karol Bagh area.
(Photo: AP)
Onlookers gather after an early morning fire at a hotel killed at least 17 people in the Karol Bagh area of New Delhi. 
Onlookers gather after an early morning fire at a hotel killed at least 17 people in the Karol Bagh area of New Delhi. 
(Photo: AP)
Unidentified relatives wait outside the mortuary to receive bodies of those who died in a hotel fire.
Unidentified relatives wait outside the mortuary to receive bodies of those who died in a hotel fire.
(Photo: AP)
Unidentified relatives gather outside after an early morning fire at a hotel in the Karol Bagh. 
Unidentified relatives gather outside after an early morning fire at a hotel in the Karol Bagh. 
(Photo: AP)

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Hotel guests arrive to identify their belongings after an early morning fire killed at least 17 people at the Arpit Palace Hotel in Karol Bagh.
Hotel guests arrive to identify their belongings after an early morning fire killed at least 17 people at the Arpit Palace Hotel in Karol Bagh.
(Photo: AP)
In this frame grab provided by Shyamal Duary, flames rise from a hotel that caught fire in the early hours of the morning in New Delhi on Tuesday. The fire engulfed a shoddily built budget hotel, killing 17 people and injuring at least four others, including a woman from Myanmar who leaped from an upper floor to escape the flames, officials told AP.
In this frame grab provided by Shyamal Duary, flames rise from a hotel that caught fire in the early hours of the morning in New Delhi on Tuesday. The fire engulfed a shoddily built budget hotel, killing 17 people and injuring at least four others, including a woman from Myanmar who leaped from an upper floor to escape the flames, officials told AP.
(Photo: AP)

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