Minor burnt to death in Delhi slum fire

May 8th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy was burnt to death after a fire broke out in a slum cluster here, a fire brigade official said Friday.
The incident took place when fire broke out in one of the slums and spread to the nearby slums near Batla House of Jamia Nagar in south Delhi Thursday evening.

“We received a call about the fire in slum clusters in Jamia Nagar. After the fire was doused, we found the body of a boy in one of the slums. A woman suffered minor injuries. The cause of fire is being investigated,” the official said.

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