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Smoke inhalation poses bigger risk to the life of injured in Delhi fire incident, says Hardeep Singh Puri

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday said that smoke inhalation rather than burns were a cause of concern for most of the injured from the major fire that broke out in Anaj Mandi at Rani Jhansi Road in Delhi. The burn injuries can be dealt with but smoke inhalation causes more problems as it can affect people even a day or two later. That is why they are being kept under observation, Puri said after meeting the injured being treated at the Lok Nayak Hospital here. Smoke inhalation can lead to lung swelling and other problems and it poses a bigger risk. There are very few people with burn injuries, most of the injured are being kept under observation for the former reason, Puri added.Speaking about Aqeel, a patient with 55 per cent burn injuries admitted in the hospital, Puri added, He has 55 per cent burns but he is in good spirits and he told me he will be completely fine. The Union Minister reiterated that short circuit was the cause behind the fire, but said that the ...


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