Fire breaks out at factory in Delhi’s Mayapuri
New Delhi, Sep 16: A fire broke out at a factory in Mayapuri area of west Delhi on Thursday morning, as per news agency ANI. A total of 17 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot and efforts to douse the blaze are underway.
However, there is no update on whether or not anyone is trapped in the premises. The pictures shared by the news agency on Twitter show black fumes coming out of the factory.
As per the fire department, no causality has been reported, yet.
More details awaited.
Delhi most unsafe for women says NCRB report
Meanwhile, Delhi reported the highest number of crimes against women among all metropolitan cities in the country in 2020. There was however an overall dip in the crime rate in the National Capital and this could be due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year.
The National Crime Records Bureau in its report said that the cases registered under the Indian Penal Code in Delhi fell by 18 per cent between 2019 and 2020. In 2020, the Delhi Police registered over 650 cases a day taking the total to 2.4 lakh cases.
Mumbai and Bengaluru recorded 50,000 and 19,964 cases respectively last year.