Delhi: CISF head constable dies of burn injuries

Alok Kumar Minj suffered burns because of a heater while he was on duty at Indira Gandhi Smriti
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Updated on Nov 03, 2020 01:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

A 43-year-old Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) head constable died at the Safdarjung Hospital on Tuesday hours after he suffered burn injuries because of a heater he was using on duty at Indira Gandhi Smriti, Delhi, on Monday night. Alok Kumar Minj belonged to Raigarh in Chhattisgarh.

Police said Minj caught fire while heating his dinner.

Deputy police commissioner Eish Singhal said doctors had told them that Minj suffered 60% burns and was unfit for a statement. “On Tuesday morning, Minj succumbed to his burns.” An inquiry in underway, Singhal said.

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