9 injured in fire in Delhi market

Nine persons suffered burn injuries on Thursday when a fire broke out at a market in Shapurjat area in south Delhi.

New Delhi: Nine persons suffered burn
injuries on Thursday when a fire broke out at a market in Shapurjat
area in south Delhi.

Fire brigade officials said the fire broke out around 8
pm at the basement of a shopping complex and it engulfed a
tailoring shop and boutique.

"Nine people sustained injuries in the fire," an official
said, adding all of them were taken to a nearby hospital.
Two fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the
fire.

"The fire has been brought under control within one
hour," the said. The cause of the fire could not be
ascertained.

PTI

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