No foul play sus­pected in Ro­hingya Camp­fire

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NEW DELHI: Po­lice have so far found no foul play in the fire which took place in Ro­hingya camp in Kalindi Kunj area of South East Delhi. The po­lice helped the home­less peo­ple in pro­vid­ing food and other items.

Deputy Com­mis­sioner of Po­lice (South East) Chin­moy Biswal stated that dur­ing ini­tial probe they have not found any foul play in the case. "We sus­pect short cir­cuit be­hind the in­ci­dent," said the DCP.

Shakir, a res­i­dent of the camp stated that they were still liv­ing nearby the burn shanties but got help from sev­eral peo­ple in­clud­ing po­lice. “We want that peo­ple should pro­vide us with brick and sand so that we can make our hut again,” said Shakir.

Af­ter the in­ci­dent, re­fresh­ments, drink­ing wa­ter & tea were served by lo­cal po­lice to the Ro­hingyas. Lunch was also ar­ranged by Jait­pur po­lice. Ac­cord­ing to the res­i­dents, more than 200 per­sons liv­ing in 46 shanties had been af­fected due to fire. A se­nior fire of­fi­cial stated that the in­ci­dent came to light when they re­ceived fire calls around 3:30 am on Sun­day (April 15) and was brought under con­trol by 6:50 am by nine fire ten­ders. “One per­son re­ceived mi­nor in­juries,” said the of­fi­cial.

The eye­wit­ness claimed that they were only left with the clothes which they are wear­ing other than ev­ery­thing was burnt in the fire.

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