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Delhi Fire: Firefighter Rajesh Shukla Real Heros, Saving 11 Lives

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 08, Dec 2019, 13:53 pm IST | UPDATED: 08, Dec 2019, 13:53 pm IST

Delhi Fire: Firefighter Rajesh Shukla Real Heros, Saving 11 Lives Delhi: A fireman named Rajesh Shukla who turned out to be a hero in the Delhi fire tragedy in Anaj Mandi, is  being widely appreciated for his display of courage and dedication.

Delhi minister Satyendar Jain tweeted a picture of the brave fireman who managed to save 11 lives from amid the blaze, despite having a bone injury.
 
Shukla was the first fireman who entered the fire spot and he saved around 11 lives, he said.

“Fireman Rajesh Shukla is a real hero, he was the first fireman to entered the fire spot and he saved around 11 lives. He did his job till the end despite of his bone injuries. Salute to this brave hero,” Jain said in his tweet.

At least 43 people were killed and over a dozen others injured early on Sunday when a fire broke out in a factory in a crowded market in Delhi.

The people who died in the fire are labourers and they were sleeping in the factory when the fire broke out between 4.30 a.m. and 5 a.m.

The Delhi government has announced Rs 10 lakh assistance to the families of those killed in the massive blaze. The government also announced Rs 1 lakh compensation to the injured.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ordered a magisterial inquiry into the fire incident.

Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal said: "We have lost more than 40 innocent lives to this tragic fire. I've ordered a magisterial inquiry into its cause, no culprit will be spared."

(additional inputs from IANS)
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