Press Esc to close
Wednesday 27 August 2014
News updated at 8:14 PM IST
Weather
Max: 28°C
Min : 20.2°C
In Bangalore
Generally cloudy

12 injured in LPG fire

NEW DELHI, NOV 29, 2012, DHNS:

At least 12 people, including four women, suffered burn injuries in a fire triggered by a leaking LPG cylinder at a house in east Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar on Thursday. The condition of three of the victims is stated to be critical.

The fire took place at rented accommodation in New Ashok Nagar block E around 10.10 am. “Two fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire was doused within 10 minutes,” a fire official said.

An initial investigation by the fire department and police has found that the fire was caused by leakage in the cooking gas cylinder.


A police official added that the injured were taken to Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital and Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital. The victims have been identified as Hariram Kumar, 46, his wife Ramrati Devi, 36, and their neighbours Shobha Sharma, 36, Alamgir, 35, Surender Sharma, 32, Pramod Kumar, 30, Brij Kishan Sharma, 30, Laxmi, 16, Shweta, 14, Santosh, 13, Saurabh, 26, and Ram Rishi, 26.

Hariram, Ramrati and Shobha, who have suffered 65 to 85 per cent burns, are fighting for their lives.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
England's Ben Stokes fails to get to a catch during the second ODI against India ...

England's Ben Stokes fails to get to a catch during the second ODI against India ...

Narendra Modi in a meeting with President of Asian Development Bank, Takehiko Nakao in New Delhi ...

Narendra Modi in a meeting with President of Asian Development Bank, Takehiko Nakao in New Delhi ...

Family members mourn during cremation procession of Lance Naik Dhananjay Kumar who was killed ...

Family members mourn during cremation procession of Lance Naik Dhananjay Kumar who was killed ...

Crowd during cremation procession of Lance Naik Dhananjay Kumar who was killed in an encounter ...

Crowd during cremation procession of Lance Naik Dhananjay Kumar who was killed in an encounter ...

Britain's Deputy PM Nick Clegg during the inauguration of the United Kingdom India Business ...

Britain's Deputy PM Nick Clegg during the inauguration of the United Kingdom India Business ...

Dhoni is bowled by England's Chris Woakes during their second one-day international cricket match ..

Dhoni is bowled by England's Chris Woakes during their second one-day international cricket match ..

MS Dhoni bails fly as he is clean bowled by England's Chris Jordan ...

MS Dhoni bails fly as he is clean bowled by England's Chris Jordan ...

A Lord Ganesha idol decorated with 'Laddus at famous Moti Doongari temple in Jaipur ...

A Lord Ganesha idol decorated with 'Laddus at famous Moti Doongari temple in Jaipur ...

Children dressed as Mother Teresa offer prayers on the occaision of her birthday in Bhopal ...

Children dressed as Mother Teresa offer prayers on the occaision of her birthday in Bhopal ...

J Sreenivasan, Vice President, Sales, TVS Motor Company, at the launch of TVS Scooty Zest 110 ...

J Sreenivasan, Vice President, Sales, TVS Motor Company, at the launch of TVS Scooty Zest 110 ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523