New Delhi, June 27 : Five persons including a six-year-old girl have died and four others injured in a fire that broke out at Okhala Phase-1 in Delhi
“The fire broke out on Monday night due to a gas cylinder leak at a tea stall in the slum which further got spread to the nearby houses of a residential colony. The shop and two adjacent residential rooms were destroyed in the blaze,” a fire service official said.
The injured were admitted to a local hospital.
Only three of the deceased have been identified — Kushi, 6, Sasikanth, 20, Usha, 40.
The fire broke out at around 10 p.m. in the Tata Steel slum cluster in Okhla Industrial Area.