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  Massive fire destroys National Museum of Natural History in Delhi

     

New Delhi, April 26, 2016: The National Museum of Natural History completely destroyed in a major fire in central Delhi early on Tuesday.

The fire started at the museum, housed in the FICCI complex at Mandi House near Connaught Place, at around 1.45 am on the top floor of the six-storey building and quickly engulfed other floors.

The FICCI complex also housed the FICCI Auditorium and FICCI Headquarters but they were reported to be safe.



As many as 35 fire engines were pressed into service to douse the fire which was brought under control at around 5 am.

As per news agency /ANI/, the blaze has still not been completely doused and flames could be seen on the top floor.

 

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