Bhagirath Palace market fire: Around 200 shops damaged, case registered

Updated: Nov 26 2022 9:52PM

New Delhi, Nov 25 (PTI) Around 200 shops were damaged in a massive fire at Bhagirath Palace in Chandni Chowk as fire-fighters toiled to douse the blaze for the third consecutive day on Saturday, officials said.

Fourteen fire tenders are at the spot trying to bring the blaze under control, they said.

Most of the around 200 shops gutted in fire in the wholesale market dealt with electronic appliances, a senior police officer said, adding a case under IPC sections 285 (negligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter) and 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) has been registered against unknown people.