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PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Delhi hotel fire

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photograph:( Reuters )

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 12, 2019, 01.10 PM (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the loss of lives in a massive fire incident in a central Delhi hotel early Tuesday.

"Deeply saddened by the loss of lives due to a fire at Karol Bagh in Delhi. I convey my condolences to the families of those who lost their lives," he tweeted.

He wished for speedy recovery of the injured.

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At least 17 people were killed in the fire at Arpit Palace Hotel on Gurudwara Road in Karol Bagh.

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'Deeply saddened by the loss of lives due to a fire at Karol Bagh in Delhi. I convey my condolences to the families of those who lost their lives,' he tweeted.