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Delhi: Minor Fire Breaks Out At Uphaar Cinema, Shut Since 1997 Blaze. No Injuries

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New Delhi: A minor fireplace broke out on the Uphaar Cinema Corridor situated in Inexperienced Park space of the nationwide capital on Sunday morning.

No accidents have, nonetheless, been reported within the fireplace, which affected the balcony and a ground of the theatre.

Delhi Hearth Service Director Atul Garg mentioned {that a} name concerning the blaze was acquired at 4:46 a.m. and added 9 fireplace tenders have been rushed to the spot, PTI reported.

Garg mentioned the seats, furnishings, and garbage within the cinema corridor had caught fireplace.

He added that the blaze was managed at round 7.20 a.m.

Uphaar Cinema had witnessed a large fireplace incident earlier on June 13, 1997, during which 59 individuals have been killed and over 100 others have been injured.

The cinema corridor was shut in 1997 after the main fireplace broke out with almost about 150 moviegoers trapped inside.

Actual property barons Gopal Ansal and Sushil Ansal, homeowners of the theatre, have been discovered responsible of inflicting loss of life by negligence.

The Delhi Excessive Courtroom had earlier in February this yr rejected the plea of the actual property barons for suspension of their seven-year jail time period within the Uphaar Cinema proof tampering case.

Earlier final yr, the actual property barons and former court docket workers Dinesh Chand Sharma and two others — P P Batra and Anoop Singh Karayat — have been awarded a seven-year jail time period by a trial court docket and the classes court docket had refused to droop the sentence and launch them on bail.


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