One killed in fire after cylinder explodes in west Delhi

New Delhi: A man was burnt alive in a fire that broke out after a cylinder blast at a refilling shop in west Delhi on Tuesday evening, fire officials said.

According to the Fire Department, they got a call of the incident which occurred in Valmiki Colony area of Tilak Nagar at around 7.40 p.m. and six fire tenders were sent to the spot.

“The incident occurred at a cylinder filling shop in Tilak Nagar area. Due to blast fire had broken out. A charred body was found by the fire fighters. The fire was brought under control while the rescue operation is still on,” said a fire officer.

A team from the local police station also reached the spot to assist the fire fighters in the rescue operations.


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