Published On : Wed, Nov 2nd, 2016

At least three dead, ten injured in fire at Shahdara

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New Delhi: Three persons died and at least 10 were injured after a major fire broke out in one of the lanes of North East Delhi’s Shahdara in the early hours of Wednesday.

The cause of the fire is not yet known but it is suspected to be a case of short circuit. A senior police officer confirmed the deaths.

A fire department official said that the fire started around 5 a.m. in one of the houses of lane number 1 and spread rapidly.

The short circuit occurred when an e-rickshaw were being charged in the night, eyewitnesses purportedly told the police.