Teenager killed, 4 injured in Jaipur building fire

Last Updated: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 17:02

Jaipur: A 13-year-old girl died and four
others were injured Friday when a fire broke out at a
three-storey building in a congested locality here.

A man, who is missing after blaze gutted the building at
Baba Harishchandra Marg, is feared dead, police said.

Fire broke out in a chemical factory at the ground floor
and soon engulfed upper section of the building which was
residential. Several fire tenders rushed to the spot and
efforts are on to douse it, but cause for the inferno is yet
to be known.

Teenager Kratika was killed, while her brother Harsh (12)
and neighbour Toshin suffered burn injuries, Police
Commissioner B L Soni said.

Two elderly Manmohan and Shikha are also hospitalised due
to shock and cardiac arrest following the incident, the
official said.


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First Published: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 17:02

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