Fire in Majnu ka Tila shanties renders Pakistan refugees homeless

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New Delhi | Published: November 28, 2016 5:12:56 AM

A senior Delhi Fire Service Officer said the fire incident was reported around 12.45 PM.

Dozens of Pakistani refugees living in a slum settlement were rendered homeless as nearly 30 shanties were gutted in fire at north Delhi’s Majnu ka Tila in the afternoon today.

A senior Delhi Fire Service Officer said the fire incident was reported around 12.45 PM. He said nine fire tenders were rushed to the spot and it was brought under control soon and no casualty was reported.

The affected families have taken shelter at their relatives in the settlement, having around 100 temporary shanties, police said.

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