17 killed in New Delhi budget hotel fire

At least 17 people have died after a fire ripped through a budget hotel in New Delhi, with victims including a woman and a child who reportedly jumped from a window to escape the blaze.

Images showed thick smoke and flames billowing out of the top floor of the Hotel Arpit Palace in a congested part of the Indian capital.

Guests at the hotel, popular with budget and business travellers, were unable to use corridors to escape because of wooden panelling, according to a fire...
source: RTE

2019-02-12 10:49
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