Delhi's Paschim Puri Slum Fire: Aftermath Photos Show Smoke & Sorrow

India | News18 | February 13, 2019, 1:51 pm
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 A massive fire broke out in a slum of Delhi’s Paschim Puri area, burning more than 250 huts and leaving several stranded on Feb 13, 2019. (Image: Ajay/News18)
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A massive fire broke out in a slum of Delhi’s Paschim Puri area, burning more than 250 huts and leaving several stranded on Feb 13, 2019. (Image: Ajay/News18)

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 While the actual cause for the fire is yet to be established, speculations suggest it likely broke out due to a short circuit. (Image: Ajay/News18)
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While the actual cause for the fire is yet to be established, speculations suggest it likely broke out due to a short circuit. (Image: Ajay/News18)

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 According to the news agency ANI, twenty-six fire tenders arrived at the spot and the injured were taken to a hospital. (Image: Ajay/News18)
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According to the news agency ANI, twenty-six fire tenders arrived at the spot and the injured were taken to a hospital. (Image: Ajay/News18)

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 Commotion ensued late in the night, after the fire forced a frenzy of people to abandon their lodgings and spend the night on the road in biting cold. (Image: Ajay/News18)
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Commotion ensued late in the night, after the fire forced a frenzy of people to abandon their lodgings and spend the night on the road in biting cold. (Image: Ajay/News18)

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"It took us more than two hours to douse the fire. Cooling operation is going on now," a fire official told news agency ANI. (Image: Ajay/News18)

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