India

Around 62 people were taken out from the building that caught fire in the wee hours on Sunday of which 43 have been declared dead.

At least 43 people died after a fire broke out at a factory in Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road on Sunday morning. Around 62 people were taken out by fire tenders from the building that caught fire in the wee hours of Sunday.

The 23-year-old was airlifted from Lucknow's SMC Government Hospital to Delhi for treatment at Safdarjung Hospital.

Deputy Fire Chief Officer Sunil Choudhary said: "A fire broke out in a 600 sq feet plot. It was very dark inside. It is a factory where school bags, bottles and other materials were kept."

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Swami Prasad Maurya visited the victim's family here on Saturday along with his colleague Kamal Rani and Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj.

"I demand the culprits who committed atrocities on my daughter to be hanged or encountered. I want justice to be served quickly, the process should not take 10 years," the deceased's father told newsmen.

"Today I feel ashamed as an Indian as we failed a rape victim, who was first raped then burned brutally by the accused. It is disheartening that we as a nation have failed to save her," Gambhir told newsmen.

Autopsy reveals that the victim died to extensive burn injuries. The autopsy was conducted in the morning," said Dr Sunil Gupta, Medical Superintendent, Safdarjung Hospital.

Priyanka Gandhi questioned Uttar Pradesh government over actions being taken by it to stop the atrocities on women in the state. The Unnao rape victim died last night at 11:40 pm.