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Nearly 500 Slum Huts Gutted In Delhi Fire

New Delhi, Jan 31: Nearly five hundred jhuggis (slum huts) were gutted in a devastating fire on Monday night near Delhi's Ghazipur mandi.Twenty fire tenders controlled the blaze after three hours.High tension electric wire passing

PTI [ Updated: January 31, 2012 10:43 IST ]
nearly 500 slum huts gutted in delhi fire
nearly 500 slum huts gutted in delhi fire

New Delhi, Jan 31: Nearly five hundred jhuggis (slum huts) were gutted in a devastating fire on Monday night near Delhi's Ghazipur mandi.


Twenty fire tenders controlled the blaze after three hours.

High tension electric wire passing over the slums is said to be the cause of the fire, but officials are yet to confirm this.

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