Wed, 26 Jun 2019

Two children dead in Delhi building fire

ANI
26 Mar 2019, 21:55 GMT+10

New Delhi [India], Mar 26 (ANI): Two minors were killed in a fire that broke out in a four-storey building in South Delhi's Shaheen Bagh on Tuesday.

The fire that broke out in Abul Fazal Enclave in the Shaheen Bagh locality at 0106 hours is presumed to be due to a short circuit.

Locals informed police at Shaheen Bagh Police station, who swung into action.

Two children were rescued from the fire and immediately taken to the nearby Holy Family Hospital in a PCR van but both children were declared dead, police said.

The fire department rushed in six fire tenders, four ambulances and one vehicle of DDMA to the spot to douse the flames.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)

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