New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Five persons including a six-year-old girl have died and four others injured in a fire that broke out in a slum here, police said on Tuesday. Also Read - Why Kejriwal's Plan to Allow Hi-tech Industry is Good for Delhi
“The fire broke out on Monday night due to a gas cylinder leak at a tea stall in the slum. The shop and two adjacent residential rooms were destroyed in the blaze,” a fire service official said. Also Read - Centre Needs to Grant Rs 12,000 crores For 10 years to MCD: Delhi CM Kejriwal
Only three of the deceased have been identified — Kushi, 6, Sasikanth, 20, Usha, 40. Also Read - Air Quality in New Delhi Worsens After Dussehra celebrations
The fire broke out at around 10 p.m. in the Tata Steel slum cluster in Okhla Industrial Area.
This is published unedited from the IANS feed.