A massive fire erupted reportedly in a garbage pile in Gurugram’s Manesar area late Monday. The incident occurred near sector-6 in Manesar and quickly spread to a huge area.
At least 35 fire engines are present on the spot in efforts to douse the flame which has been billowing for more than six hours.
A video shared by news agency ANI showed huge flames and a cloud of smoke rising from the area. Many residents of Gurugram captured the blaze from their balconies and shared images and videos on social media platforms.
There are no reports of casualties or injuries as of yet. Authorities are yet to confirm the cause of the fire. Further details are awaited.
A 15-year-old girl who had set herself on fire on April 14 at Maynaguri in north Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district following threats from a man who allegedly tried to rape her in February, died in hospital early on Monday morning, police said. The Class 8 student escaped the alleged rape attempt on February 28. The main accused, Ajay Roy said the family began facing threats after lodging a police complaint in March.
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