Delhi landfill fire rages for over 12 hours as pollution drives Covid spike

Video Credit: HT Digital Content
Published on November 25, 2020 - Duration: 01:48s

Delhi landfill fire rages for over 12 hours as pollution drives Covid spike

A fire broke out at the Ghazipur landfill site in Delhi on November 24.

Delhi Fire Services received a call around 10 pm.

Nine fire tenders were deployed to control the blaze.

An official said that although the fire wasn't spreading, it wasn't doused completely by November 25 evening.

The fire added to Delhi's pollution woes.

The capital's air quality index slipped into the severe category on November 25.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that increasing pollution played a role in the capital's recent Covid-19 surge.

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