Youth, sister killed in Delhi fire

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A youth and his sister were burnt to death when a fire broke out at their house in east Delhi following a blast in a refrigerator compressor on Friday, Delhi Fire Service said.

Kamal,18, and Geeta, 23, suffered severe burn injuries in the fire incident reported from Jafrabad around 3.45 p.m.

“Both were rushed to a nearby hospital where Kamal was declared brought dead. His sister succumbed to her burn injuries during treatment,” a fire official said.

The official said three fire tenders took half an hour to douse the flames.



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