Live News Updates: Fire In A Delhi Home Leaves 43 People Dead; Unnao Rape Victim Cremated After Assurance Of Justice
Fire broke out in a home in Delhi kills 43 people
43 people died in a fire broke in a home in Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road. It happened on the small hours of Sunday 8th December but people came to know about the fire at 05:22 AM after which the fire brigade was called. 30 fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the fire. The firemen controlled the flames and rescued 50 people. The injured persons were sent to Lok Nayak Hospital for treatment. The rescue work was still going on at the time writing the news.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee gave her condolences for the people burnt in Delhi fire. She tweeted that she felt sad about the death and pray for the quick recovery of those injured in the incident.
Unnao rape and murder victim cremated on Sunday
Sister of Unnao rape victim said that they won’t cremate the victim until CM Adityanath Yogi came to meet them. She maintained that she wanted to talk to CM Yogi. She asked for a government job for herself and death penalty for the accused. But the family of the victim agreed to create the victim after the Lucknow commissioner and senior police officers assured them of justice. The victim was cremated on Sunday 8th December.
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav sat on protest outside the assembly a day before on 7th December. He said that justice couldn’t be delivered until CM, state home secretary and DGP resigned. He also said that SP would organize condolence meet in every district.