Delhi: Massive Blaze Guts Over 50 Rohingya Refugee Shantis

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A massive fire broke out at a Rohingya refugee camp in Kalindi Kunj area of Delhi on Saturday.

As per the statements made by officials on Sunday, the fire has destroyed 50 shanties and no one was injured in the incident.

The officials said that the fire broke out at the camp late Saturday and the fire department received information about it at 11.55 pm.

Soon after, fire tenders rushed to the spot and the blaze was doused at around 3 am Sunday, they added.

As per statements made by police officials, a PCR call regarding the fire at the Rohingya camp was received at Kalindi Kunj police station after which 5 fire tenders reached the spot in Kanchan Kunj, Madanpur Khadar.

Later, the fire was brought under control, a senior Police officer stated.

The fire was brought under control around 3 am.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) R P Meena said, “Fifty-six shanties, housing around 270 Rohingya refugees, were gutted in the fire. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained and appropriate legal action is being taken.”

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