The Bihar government has decided to send the bodies of the victims of Anaj Mandi fire in Delhi by road instead of train. The families of the victims had opposed government's decision of sending the bodies by train. Earlier, an arrangement was made to carry the bodies of Bihar residents in the seating-cum-luggage rake (SLR coach) on board the Swatantrata Senani Express. The bodies now will be taken in ambulance with each ambulance carrying two bodies.
“The families were not comfortable sending the bodies by train so we have decided to take the bodies in ambulances. One ambulance will have two bodies,” news agency PTI quotes Kumar Digvijay, joint labour commissioner, Bihar Bhawan as saying.
On Sunday, a massive broke out in a factory in Anaj Mandi area of north Delhi claiming more than 40 lives and injuring many others. A total of 59 people were inside the factory operating from a residential area when the blaze broke out, reported PTI.
The fire was reported at 5:22 AM following which 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. More than fifty people trapped inside were rescued and rushed to LNJP, RML and Bara Hindu Rao hospitals. The officer further said the fire was of "medium category" and had been completely doused.