Teen killed in fire mishap at Jalipool building

Gangtok, 30 Aug:

A fire broke out in a rented room of a five storied building at Jalipool at around 11 a.m this morning. One differently abled 16-year-old boy succumbed to his burn injuries while being transported to CRH Tadong. The deceased was reportedly alone in the room when the incident occurred.

The fire was doused with the help of Police personnel, locals and personnel from Fire & Emergency Service. A case of arson has been registered at Ranipool Police Station and is under investigation.