Teenager killed, 4 injured in Jaipur building fire



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.

PTI