35 killed in a fire at a factory in Delhi

2019-12-08 at 10:22

35 people have been killed in a large fire at a factory in the Indian capital, Delhi.

The blaze broke out in the early hours this morning, and fire engines rushed to the scene.

Dozens of people were inside the factory at the time, according to police.

Indian media reports say they were labourers sleeping inside the building.

Home Minister Amit Shah called it a “tragic loss of precious lives”.