Death toll rises to 17 in Karol Bagh hotel fire

The death toll of the massive fire that broke out in a five-storey hotel in central Delhi's Karol Bagh area has risen to 17. Among the deceased, there was also a child. Addressing the mediapersons, Deputy Commissioner of Police, MS Randhawa said that the compiled figure of the deceased is 17 people and their identification process is going on. He further stated that the police have seized their registers and investigations are presently underway in this regard.