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Minor fire at new Parliament building, no one hurt

A fire engine arrives after a minor fire broke out in the new Parliament building, in New Delhi.

A fire engine arrives after a minor fire broke out in the new Parliament building, in New Delhi. | Photo Credit: PTI

A minor fire broke out in the new Parliament building in central Delhi on May 21 afternoon, officials said.

The safety net of the building caught fire, they said.

Information regarding the blaze was received at 12.35 p.m. and five fire-tenders were rushed to the spot, the fire department officials said.

It was a minor blaze and the fire staff present inside the Parliament complex doused it even before the fire-tenders reached the spot, they added.

On Monday, a fire broke out in three temporary shelters for workers engaged in the Central Vista project near Parliament House.


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