Lucknow, March 27 IANS | 2 years ago

Four people, including two children, were killed when a fire broke out in their house in an Uttar Pradesh village early Wednesday, police said.


The fire was triggered when a burning kerosene lamp fell down in the house in Amapur village of Kasganj district, some 300 km from here, a police official said.

The dead have been identified as Basanti (30), Arjun (3), Gudiya (3) and Gauri (26).

While Basanti, Arjun and Gudiya died in the fire even before they could be rescued, Gauri was rushed to a nearby medical facility where she succumbed during treatment, the official added.

(Posted on 27-03-2013)