Delhi: Eight injured, around 200 shanties gutted in fire
Around 200 shanties were gutted and eight people sustained minor injuries after a massive fire broke out in a slum cluster at Delhi's Sultanpuri area
Around 200 shanties were gutted and eight people sustained minor injuries after a massive fire broke out in a slum cluster at Delhi's Sultanpuri area, said a fire department official on Friday.
According to Atul Garg, the Director of Delhi Fire Service (DFS), a call regarding a blaze in jhuggi at Sultanpuri wali Gali in Pooth Kalan area was received around 12:013 a.m.
"A total of 21 fire tenders were rushed to the site and the fire was under control by 4:19 a.m.," said the DFS chief.
"Due to stampede during fire, a total of eight persons sustained minor injuries and they were given first aid on the spot," Garg added.
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