Fire in garment export unit, one killed

One person was killed and two others injured when fire broke out in a garment export unit in west Delhi.

delhi Updated: Dec 31, 2005 21:38 IST

One person was killed and two others injured when fire broke out in a garment export unit in west Delhi on Saturday afternoon, fire department officials said.

The blaze was reported in the export unit in Basi Darapur area near Natraj Cinema of Moti Nagar at 3:30 pm, they said.

The deceased has been identified as one Harish Chandra (30), the officials said, adding one Vakil and one Sham Bahadur suffered minor burn injuries, the officials said.

The injured have been admitted to the Deen Dayal Upadhayay Hospital, they said.

Four fire engines were rushed to the spot to extinguish the blaze, which was doused by 6:30 pm, they added.

First Published: Dec 31, 2005 21:38 IST