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Major Fire Breaks Out in Delhi’s Jamia Nagar, Over 35 Shanties Gutted

A fire broke out in about 35-40 shanties at Joga Bai Extention, Batla House, Jamia Nagar.

Published: April 25, 2022 7:54 PM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Victor Dasgupta

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New Delhi: A fire broke out in a slum in southeast Delhi’s Jamia Nagar on Monday gutting more than 35 shanties. There were no human casualties in the incident, the officials said. A call about the fire in a slum cluster in Batla House area was received at 3:15 pm and 11 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Five cattle died in the incident, Director of Delhi Fire Services Atul Garg said.

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“Around 35-40 huts had caught fire, which was doused by 4:40 pm,” he said. Garg said the cause of the fire is being ascertained.

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Published Date: April 25, 2022 7:54 PM IST