Delhi govt to send fire victims' bodies home

New Delhi


 The Delhi government has made arrangements to send the Sunday fire tragedy victims bodies to their native places.

Delhi Minister for Food & Civil Supplies and Election Imran Hussain said here on Monday six bodies had been sent to Moradabad in UP after the post-mortem. "The 21 bodies will be sent to Patna via flight," Hussain said.

Terming the incident unfortunate, the Minister said the Delhi government was doing its best to send the bodies to their native places.

Forty-three people lost their lives and 63 others were injured when a fire broke out in a bag manufacturing unit in the Anaj Mandi area on Sunday. All the deceased were sleeping in the factory when the incident took place.IANS