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Pakistani refugees become homeless after fire burns slum settlement in Majnu ka Tila

The Affected Families Have Taken Shelter At Their Relatives In The Settlement, Having Around 100 Temporary Shanties, Police Said.

PTI | Updated on: 28 Nov 2016, 07:41:06 AM
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New Delhi:

Dozens of Pakistani refugees living in a slum settlement were rendered homeless as nearly 30 shanties were gutted in fire at north Delhi's Majnu ka Tila on Sunday.

A senior Delhi Fire Service Officer said the fire incident was reported around 12.45 PM. He said nine fire tenders were rushed to the spot and it was brought under control soon and no casualty was reported.

The affected families have taken shelter at their relatives in the settlement, having around 100 temporary shanties, police said.

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First Published : 28 Nov 2016, 07:32:00 AM