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3 dead in massive fire in rubber factory in Delhi's Jhilmil Industrial Area

This comes a day after a fire broke out an operation theatre at a government-run Employees State Insurance Model Hospital at Basai Darapur.

3 dead in massive fire in rubber factory in Delhi's Jhilmil Industrial Area
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New Delhi: Three persons died in a major fire that broke out in a rubber factory in Jhilmil Industrial Area on Saturday. Twenty-six fire tenders were rushed to the spot. 

Rescue operations are currently underway.

The development comes a day after a fire broke out an operation theatre at a government-run Employees State Insurance Model Hospital at Basai Darapur. Though the blaze was soon put out by seven fire tenders, nearly six patients had to rescued out. The fire erupted in a surgical machine and spread to the ceiling of the operation theatre, an official from the Delhi Fire Services said.