at Least 43 people Sunday perished in a factory fire in India’s capital, New Delhi.

The police according to the newspaper The Times of India.

the Number of deaths expected according to the police to increase.

the Fire broke out in a factory in the early hours of Sunday morning in the millionbyens old quarter.

– We have since rescued about 50 people, says Sunil Choudhary, deputy chief of the fire department in New Delhi, according to AFP news agency.

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the Fire is off, but the rescue operation continues, informs he.

– There were factory workers who slept inside in this four – or five-storey building, he says.

A superintendent advises that the majority of the dead were asleep when the fire broke out.

Many factories and smaller manufacturing companies in India’s big cities is often located in the urban elderly, and urban neighborhoods, where grundpriserne is lower than in modern industrial areas.

Often using the factory workers the possibility to stay overnight in the buildings where they work, in order to save money.

the Factory, which caught fire, made according to the news agency Reuters handbags.

At the factory was a part of the materials used to make the bags, and it has helped to give the fire the opportunity to spread quickly, saith the from a local media, according to Reuters.

however, There is still no official explanation as to why the factory was hit by fire.

the Cause of the fire will now be examined in more detail, and there will be consequences for those who stood behind the fire, says Imran Hussain, minister for food and civil supplies, according to Reuters.