200 slums gutted in Ggn
Gurugram: Thursday proved to be to be yet another disastrous day for slum dwellers in Gurugram as yet another fire incident resulted in more than 200 shanties to be gutted. The freak accident occurred at Nathupur. Not only did this tragic mishap rendered hundreds of people homeless it also resulted in them losing all their identity proofs. There was however no news of any casualty.
The incident happend at 11:30 am and it took more than six fire tenders to bring the situation under control. It was earlier believed that there were casualties in the fire but after few hours all the people were rescued.
Worried over such incidents, the public authorities have served strict warnings to the landowners. The vacant area of the urban village landlords gets used for setting up of shanties. The district authorities have also begun taking against illegal encroachments in the public area.