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Minors killed in house fire

Two minors were killed in a fire caused by a short circuit fire at a house in Uttam Nagar in West Delhi on Saturday night, reports HT Correspondent.

delhi Updated: Feb 08, 2009 23:58 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

Two minors were killed in a fire caused by a short circuit fire at a house in Uttam Nagar in West Delhi on Saturday night.

The incident also left the parents of the children badly burnt. The police said the incident was reported around 9 pm when the passersby noticed some flames coming out from a house in Som Bazaar area.

Sanjay Lal (10) and Priyanka (12) both died on the spot. The husband and the wife have both been admitted to DDU Hospital with severe and critical burns, said a police officer.

First Published: Feb 08, 2009 23:56 IST