The firefighting operation ends; all students are rescued from the building, say Delhi Fire Service officials.
On Thursday afternoon, a fire-fighting operation in a building in Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar that housed a coaching centre concluded.
”Some students got scared and came out of the window; 11 fire tenders were sent to the spot, and all persons have been rescued from the building. Visuals showed smoke coming out of the top floor of the building and students sliding down using a rope with bags on their backs, as per the fire service officials.
People had gathered below the building and expressed concern about the safety of students, including girls. As they slithered down, the students also made use of air conditioners installed on other floors.
Delhi Fire Services Director Atul Garg said the fire has been brought under control.