Delhi teenager killed in fire, father hurt

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A 13-year-old girl was killed and her father was severely injured in a fire that broke out in their east Delhi home Tuesday.

According to the fire department, the blaze was caused due to a leakage in the LPG cylinder.


‘The accident happened at around 9.25 a.m. when a leakage in the LPG cylinder caused a fire in a house in Shahdara. Because of this, a 13-year-old girl died… her body was completely charred,’ a fire department official said.


‘The girl’s father, Murlidhar, suffered 25 percent burn injuries and has been admitted to the GTB hospital. He is 45 years old,’ the official added.

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