Ambika Soni mourns scribe’s death

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New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday expressed her condolences on the demise of Ajay Tiwari, a television journalist who died while covering a major fire in the capital.

Tiwari, a 34-year-old reporter from a Hindi news channel, died Wednesday while covering a fire incident in south west Delhi.

In her condolence message, Soni said: ‘Indian journalism has lost a promising talent. Ajay Tiwari died in the line of his duty, maintaining the highest tradition of television journalism.’

The journalist got trapped under debris after a wall collapsed following a cylinder blast triggered by a fire at a clothes warehouse in Rajapuri near Dabri in south west Delhi, a police official said.

Tiwari was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, he added.

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