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Two kids dead, around 150 shanties gutted in fire at Noida village

The fire broke out around 1.00 pm in the JJ cluster near Behlolpur village under Phase 3 police station limits, according to officials.

Published: 11th April 2021 05:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th April 2021 05:12 PM   |  A+A-

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Police and fire safety officials were at the spot overseeing the operation. (Representational Photo)

By PTI

NOIDA: A major fire broke out in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Noida on Sunday, leaving two children dead and destroying around 150 shanties, police said.

The fire broke out around 1 pm in the JJ cluster near Behlolpur village under Phase 3 police station limits, according to officials.

"Around a dozen fire tenders were deployed at the sight to control the blaze. The fire has been controlled now but due to wind there is still smoke left," Deputy Commissioner of Police, Central Noida, Harish Chander said.

"Around 150 shanties got destroyed in the fire and the bodies of two children have been recovered. The exact cause of the fire is being ascertained," he said.

Police and fire safety officials were at the spot overseeing the operation, he added.

Other details were awaited.


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