New Delhi: A heart-wrenching incident happened last night in Shahdara area of East Delhi. Four people were burnt to death in this incident while one person sustained burn injuries in a massive fire that erupted after a cylinder blast on Tuesday (June 29, 2021) late night.
The incident took place when the cylinder kept in the house exploded and caught fire in Shahdara’s Farsh Bazar area.
News agency ANI quoted Delhi Fire Service Director Atul Garg as saying, “Four people died and another person sustained burn injuries in a fire that erupted following a cylinder blast at a house in Farsh Bazar area of Shahdara last night.”
While the injured person has been rushed to the hospital for treatment, police present at the spot has taken the bodies of the dead persons in their possession and sent for post-mortem. Till now no information has been given by Delhi Police in this regard.
The incident happened a day after a fire broke out in Tughlakabad Extension area of South-East Delhi on Tuesday evening. The fire errupted in the cylinder shop
As soon as the fire department got information about the incident, nine vehicles were immediately sent to the spot and the fire was brought under control. Fire service officials said that they received information about the fire at 6.19 pm. No one was injured in this incident.