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[Representational Image] National Museum of Natural History in New Delhi was destroyed in the massive fire that broke early on Tuesday morning, April 26, 2016. Picture: Firefighters try to douse the flames after a fire broke out in a commercial building at a textile market in Surat in the western Indian state of Gujarat May 29, 2014.Reuters

One woman was injured in a fire that broke out at the Connaught Place branch of Oriental Bank of Commerce in Delhi on Tuesday has been extinguished.

"The fire broke around 11.45pm. One lady has been injured..." The Times of India quoted Delhi Fire Service director AK Sharma as saying.

Several people were feared trapped inside the building, but the chief of Delhi's fire service department said that everyone had been evacuated from the building, according to TV news reports.

The incident took place at around 11:40 am and 20 to 25 people were evacuated from the fourth floor of Harsha Bhawan.

At least 20 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to control the fire.

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