Delhi Fire: 6 dead, 11 hurt as massive blaze engulfs Zakir Nagar building


New Delhi: At least six persons were killed while 11 injured in a massive fire that broke out in a multi-storey building in Delhi’s Zakir Nagar residential area in the wee hours of Tuesday.

According to reports, the incident occurred at around 2.30 am when most of the residents of the area were fast asleep.

On being informed about the incident, seven fire tenders were pressed into the service to douse the flames.

While six persons died, 11 injured persons were rescued and admitted to the hospital. Besides, two fire personnel also sustained injuries.

Moreover, seven cars and eight motorcycles were reportedly gutted in the fire.

When asked, Dr Mala, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Holy Family Hospital said, “Five patients are in the intensive care unit, some are in the ward and one is in Pediatric ICU.”

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