AGENCIES / NEW DELHI
Six people, including two children, have died and 11 injured in a fire that broke out at a residential building in zakir nagar of southeast Delhi late last night.
The fire in the four-storey building in Zakir Nagar, a densely-populated neighborhood near Jamia Millia Islamia University, broke out at around 2 am. Most residents were fast asleep when the fire began in an electricity box.
Among the injured are those who jumped off the building to save themselves. The injured have been taken to a nearby hospital.
Around seven cars and eight motorcycles were gutted in the fire.
Eight fire engines were rushed to the spot and the fire has been doused.