Gopalganj, Apr 4 UNI | 4 months ago

Two children of a family were killed and three others sustained serious burns when a fire engulfed a house at Maksudpur village under Uchkagaon police station area in this district of Bihar late last night.

Police said here today that the fire broke out from an earthen lamp and spread when it fell from an elevated place. Two kids--aged three and two -- died on the spot, while three others sustained serious burns. All of them were fast asleep when the incident took place.

The injured were admitted to a local hospital where their condition was stated to be critical, police said. Those killed were Suman Kumari(3yrs) and Bharat Kumar (2yrs).

(Posted on 04-04-2014)