By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 08, Dec 2019, 13:56 pm IST | UPDATED: 08, Dec 2019, 13:56 pm IST
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday termed the fire incident in Delhi's Anaj Mandi area as extremely horrific.
"The fire in Delhi's Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road is extremely horrific. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. Wishing the injured a quick recovery," the prime minister said in a tweet.
"Authorities are providing all possible assistance at the site of the tragedy," he said.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also expressed his grief at the accident and said he was extremely sad at the news of the death of many people and injuries to many, due to the huge fire. "I express my deepest condolences to the family of the deceased and wish the injured a speedy recovery," he tweeted.
Delhi CM Kejriwal had said: ""Very very tragic news. Rescue operations going on. Firemen doing their best. Injured are being taken to hospitals," CM Kejriwal tweeted about the incident."
Working president of BJP, JP Nadda also tweeted: "Extremely anguished by the loss of lives in fire tragedy at Anaj Mandi, Rani Jhansi Road, Delhi. My thoughts are with bereaved families. May the injured recover quickly. Have asked @BJP4delhi karykartas to provide all possible assistance to those affected."
A massive fire swept through a factory in Anaj Mandi area of north Delhi on Sunday morning, leaving 43 labourers dead and many others injured, police said.
Home Minister Amit Shah termed the incident as tragic and instructed concerned authorities to provide all possible assistance.
"Tragic loss of precious lives in the fire accident in New Delhi. My deepest condolences with families of those who have lost their loved ones. I pray for the early recovery of the injured. Have instructed concerned authorities to provide all possible assistance on urgent basis," he tweeted.