Bara Hindu Rao fire: One more succumbs, toll reaches 4
NEW DELHI: The death toll in Bara Hindu Rao cylinder fire incident has reached 4 after another woman Preeti succumbed to her injuries in the Delhi hospital.
Seven-year-old girl Vanshika already succumbed to burn injuries along with her sister Kavya. Though five-year-old Kavya and her grandmother Bhagwati Devi died on the day of the blast which took place on Saturday.
The incident occurred when a housewife Preeti was making tea early morning at around 8: 55 am on Saturday. It was then the leakage in LPG gas started and soon as she lighted the gas stove it caught fire. As the fire spread in the room Bhagwati Devi, a 75-year-old woman and the mother in law of Preeti who was lying close was charred. In an attempt to save her, son Vijay, 35, wife Preeti and their two daughters Kavya and Vanshika aged 5 and 7 years respectively received severe burn injuries. Three others are still injured in the incident.