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6 Dead and 11 Injured by Fire in South Delhi

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New Delhi: A four Storey building in Zakir Nagar caught fire on 6th August 2019 in South Delhi. People have died and 11 are seriously injured in the mishap. The residential building broke fire at 2am in the night when most of the people were asleep.

The cause of fire is suspected as spark in electric box which caught fire and the fire broke out in the four storeys building which is near Jamia Milia Islamia University. It is a densely populated area and hence it could have harmed a lot of people in the building but fortunately some localities saw the fire and took action as soon as possible.

Around 20 people were rescued on the spot. The local residents called the fire brigade which came on time. In the panic situation some people jumped of the building due to which they got seriously injured. In the rescue operation two of the fire fighters also got injured. The injured have been taken to the nearby hospital.

Dr. Mala, the Chief Medical Officer of Holy Family Hospital, where the injured people were taken for treatment, said, “Five patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU), some are in the ward and one is in the pediatric ICU. Everything is under control. We have specialists to look after the patients”.

Around seven cars and 19 motorcycles were destroyed in the fire. Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that he was very sorry for the incident, he is looking into the incident and his government will provide all the help possible.

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Groom shot dead at wedding venue in UP district

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Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh): A groom was shot dead by unidentified assailants just before he reached the ‘mandap’ for the wedding ceremony.

The incident took place on Tuesday night in Masirpur bazaar locality in Devgaon police circle.

According to reports, the ‘baraat’ had come from Singhpur and just as the groom was walking towards the ‘mandap, two bike-borne assailants came and sprayed him with bullets.

The groom was taken to a nearby medical facility where he was declared brought dead.

Angry family members created a ruckus at the hospital after which the police came and sent the body for post mortem.

A number of family members, both from the groom and the bride side, have been detained for interrogation to ascertain the motive behind the crime.

The police said that the killers were probably following the groom from a distance and attacked him when the ceremony was about to begin.

There were no CCTV cameras in the area.

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