Delhi's only Rohingya camp gutted in major fire

In another addition to the miseries of Rohingya refugees, a massive fire in Delhis Kalindi Kunj camp on April 15 rendered some 230 of them homeless. The camp, established in 2012 at Madanpur Khadar area of Kalindi Kunj, has seen four incidents of fire since — in 2012, 2016, 2017 and now in 2018.

The camp housed 50 families. Though no causalty was reported, one person sustained burn injuries on his hand. The fire broke out at around 3 am on April 15 according to fire department officials.

It took 11 fire tenders two hours to douse the flames, which devoured everything in the way. Residents lost ID cards and documents pertaining to their origin in Rakhine state of Myanmar.

Police teams were sent to the camp to assist in firefighting operations.

Sanjana Srikumar, a lawyer working on the Rohingya issue, told Business Standard that there was nothing left in the camp; everything was burnt to the ashes She also mentioned that the resident lost their UN cards, issued to

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