Patna: Five people of the same family were burnt to death in a fire in Salam colony of Kishanganj district of Bihar in the morning. It is reported that the owner of the house, Noor Babu, and four children including two boys and two girls, were killed by the fire. while his wife was burnt by fire.
The injured woman is undergoing treatment at Sadar Hospital. So far, the incident is being reported after a blast in the cylinder. The people in the vicinity heard the sound of cylinder bursts and informed the Fire Brigade team on the spot, after which the fire brigade team controlled the fire after a lot of damage. Four nearby houses have also been burnt down by the fire. The deceased Noor Babu worked as an electrician and lived with his second wife in a rented house in Salam colony, where he died today.
The deceased include eight-year-old girl Tohfa, another six-year-old girl Babli, four-year-old boy Rahmat, and the youngest two-year-old boy Shahid. The reasons for the fire have not been ascertained. At the same time, the police reached the spot and got engaged in the investigation of the case by capturing the dead bodies.