Fire breaks out in a house of south Delhi early Wednesday morning. One man died while a foreigner was injured.
The fire was reported around 5.45am on the first floor of a building. It was completely doused by 7.20am.
“Two people–Anklora (23) from France and Gourav Taneja (37)–were injured in the incident. Both were admitted to Safdarjung Hospital where Gourav was declared brought dead,” Nupur Prasad, Additional DCP (South), said.
Anklora was in a semi-conscious condition and undergoing treatment at the hospital.
“Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot. A shed at the top of the house caught fire. The women was found unconscious and rushed to the Safdarjung hospital,” a fire official told IANS.
The neighbour who reported the fire said the residents tried to douse it off by using water and fire extinguishers.