17 killed as fire hits hotel in New Delhi (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

17 killed as fire hits hotel in New Delhi (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 12 Feb, 2019 05:23 Edited time: 12 Feb, 2019 05:26

A massive fire that broke out at a hotel in central New Delhi, India has killed 17 people, officials have told AFP. Over 30 people were rescued by firefighters, who managed to contain the blaze after several hours.



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The inferno was reported in the early hours of Tuesday, with videos showing the top floors of the building consumed by flames. It was extinguished after a three-hour operation, with 35 people rescued.

Among the 17 dead was one child, fire officials reported.

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