Six killed, 11 injured in massive fire in Delhi’s Okhla area

New Delhi: Six people were killed and 11 injured in a massive fire at Zakir Nagar area here in the early hours of Tuesday, fire officials said.

According to the fire department, information regarding the incident was received at around 2.30 am, following which eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

The fire occurred in a four-storey residential building due to short circuit in electric metres, which was doused by 5.25 am, they said.

Around seven cars and 19 motorcycles were destroyed in the fire, the officials said, adding that further details are awaited.