Dr Mala, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Holy Family Hospital
Dr Mala, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Holy Family Hospital

Zakir Nagar fire: 6 dead; 5 among 10 injured in hospital ICU

ANI | Updated: Aug 06, 2019 09:10 IST

New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): Six people including one child died and 10 people sustained injuries after a fire broke out in a multistorey building in Zakir Nagar in southeast Delhi the early hours of Tuesday.

The injured, which include two firemen have been shifted to hospital for treatment, fire department officials said.

"Five people were brought dead. Five patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU), some are in the ward and one is in pediatric ICU. Everything is under control. We have specialists to look after the patients,” said Dr Mala, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Holy Family Hospital.

Around 20 people were rescued from the spot.

Around seven cars and eight motorcycles gutted in the fire.

Eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire has been doused. (ANI)

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