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6 Dead and 11 Injured by Fire in South Delhi



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.


Pak ex-PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for London for treatment




Pakistan: Pakistan’s ailing former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was convicted of corruption, left the country on Tuesday to travel to London for medical treatment.

The 69-year-old Sharif, who served three times as prime minister but fell from grace after the Supreme Court ousted him from office over corruption allegations two years ago, has had a history of health problems, including heart disease.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , who has been diagnosed with an immune system disorder, is accompanied by his brother Shehbaz Sharif and his personal physician Dr Adnan Khan.

“Nawaz Sharif will go to Boston after going through a detailed checkup in London. During his travel, he will stay in Doha for two hours,” PML-N leader Pervaiz Rashid told Reuters.

An ICU and operation theatre has been set up in the air ambulance that has arrived from Doha

The air ambulance arrived from Doha early morning at Lahore airport’s Haj Terminal. An intensive care unit and an operation theatre has been set up inside while a team of doctors and paramedics are also on board.

According to immigration sources, Nawaz’s medical files were handed over to the team traveling with the former prime minister in the air ambulance. Doctors also conducted blood tests prior to the departure.

Three times Prime Minister, Sharif was removed from office by the judiciary in 2017 over corruption allegations. He denies the charge, saying he was politically victimized.

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