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Fire breaks out in Delhi slum; 4 severely hurt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Four persons sustained severe injuries after fire broke out in a area in southeast Delhi's today.

According to a Fire Services officer, a call was received at 7.05 pm about the incident. Four fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire was doused by 7.30 pm.

The blaze started due to LPG leakage, he said.

Leelawati (43), Keshanta (40), (40) and Sadhna (30) sustained severe injuries in the incident. While Leelawati sustained 55 per cent burns, the other three suffered 25 per cent burns, the said.

Seventeen others were also injured in the incident. All of them are undergoing treatment at Safdarjang Hospital, he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 15 2018. 00:45 IST