Zakir Nagar Fire: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Announces Rs 5 Lakh Compensation For Deceased Victim's Kin
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal | File Image | (Photo Credit: PTI)

New Delhi, August 6: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the next of kin of those killed in the fire broke out in a multi-storey building in Delhi's Zakir Nagar on Monday night. Article 370 Revocation: Arvind Kejriwal Backs Modi Government On Jammu And Kashmir Move.

Kejriwal also announced a sum of Rs 2 lakh for those injured in the fire that broke out in the building in Zakir Nagar. Overall, six people have lost their lives in the fire last night.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also visited the fire spot. Other than six killed, 11 others sustained injuries after the fire broke out in a multi-storey building in Zakir Nagar on Tuesday night.

The injured have been shifted to the hospital for treatment. Eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire has been doused. Around 20 people were rescued from the spot. Around seven cars and eight motorcycles gutted in the fire.