Mundka fire incident: Delhi Govt orders magisterial inquiry
Delhi Government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Mundka fire incident. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced this while talking to media after visiting the spot today. He said, the families of the deceased will be given 10 lakh rupees compensation while the injured will be given 50 thousand rupees compensation.
The Chief Minister said, it was a massive fire, many people were killed and their bodies were charred to the extent that they could not be identified. He said, Delhi Government has extended the necessary help to identify the dead.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Outer District) Sameer Sharma said, 27 bodies have been recovered, but 25 of them are yet to be identified. He said, the forensic team will check DNA samples.
Mr Sharma said, missing complaints have been registered in respect of 28 persons. He said, rescue operation is on and the NDRF is checking if there are more bodies. The DCP said, a total of 50 people have been rescued so far.
The fire accident near Delhi's #Mundka metro station is very painful, a lot oflives have been lost! Iexpress my sorrow for this very painful incident.I pray toGod to give strength to the bereaved family members to bear this deep sorrow and to give speedy recovery to the injured. pic.twitter.com/DDFPvM3sB3
— 🇮🇳Md Rashid Hussain🇮🇳 (@MdrashidHussa18) May 14, 2022