Four people were found dead on Tuesday after a fire broke out in a building in the old district of Simaburi in Delhi. Officials said the victims died after inhaling smoke from the fire.
According to Delhi Police officials, the fire broke out on the top floor of a three-storey building in Old Seemapuri district on Tuesday morning.
Officials said a 4 a.m. fire call was received at Old Seemapuri, after which four fire tenders were taken to the site. They added that the deaths were most likely due to suffocation.
A 59-year-old man, working as a preacher in Shastri Bhawan, is said to be among the dead. The four victims, from the same family, are the actor’s wife and their two children.