One dead in fire at Saket Court Residential complex

An 83-year old man died in a fire at Saket Court Residential complex in the national capital on Saturday, police said.
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New Delhi

DCP South Delhi Atul Kumar Thakur said, " We have received the call at around 5.30 pm that a fire broke at the Saket Court Residential complex in C block. Immediately, police officials rushed to the spot along with other staff." 
Five fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the blaze. 
"Four Family members who were trapped in a house were rescued safely but a senior citizen who was found unconscious was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital, where he was declared brought dead," Thakur added. 
According to fire officials, the man had succumbed to smoke inhalation.

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