Major Fire Breaks Out at Slums in Delhi; One Injured

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In another addition to the miseries of Rohingya refugees, a massive fire in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj camp on April 15 rendered some 230 of them homeless. One man, Vikas Kumar, who was sleeping in a garage adjacent to the camp, suffered burn injuries to the hand and has been admitted to a private hospital. Residents lost ID cards and documents pertaining to their origin in Rakhine state of Myanmar. "Three cooking gas cylinders also exploded during the rescue operation", a police officer said.

An NGO had set up the Rohingya camp in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj locality in 2012 on a 150-odd sqm plot it owns.

On Saturday, Four persons, including a 3-year-old and a 7-year-old, died after a major fire broke out at a house in Kohat Enclave area. It took two hours to control the conflagration. It added that the fire began at the back of the camp where the toilets are located. They have been provided with tents and mosquito nets. Officials suspect a short-circuit in an electrical wire may have started the fire which then spread to shanties made mostly of asbestos, tin and plastic sheets. We could could barely get enough time to get ut belongings.

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"The fire department received a call at 3:38 am regarding the fire at JJ colony in Madanpur Khadar area".

Locals claimed the camp, housing nearly 100 women and 50 children, doesn't have sufficient firefighting equipment despite this being the fourth fire in the six years since the camp came into existence. "We are being provided food and clothes by the locals, a lot of help was provided by police", a resident said. Police are yet to ascertain the reason which caused the fire in the area.

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