Raipur: A shocking incident has been reported in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. Three children playing near Paravat (para) here fell prey to arson. One child died on the spot while the other brother died on the way to the hospital. While the third child somehow escaped and saved his life, who has been admitted to the medical college.
The tragic incident was reported from Murkuchi village in Bhanpuri police station area. Mourning has spread in the village since the incident. The police have established a marg and taken up the matter. According to information received from Bhanpuri police station, Tularam Yadav had kept paravat (para) by minjai paddy in the field. There were 3 children playing around it. Meanwhile, a fire broke out suddenly in Paravat. Vijender Yadav (5 years) succumbed to his injuries on the spot. His elder brother Sujit Yadav (9 years) was being taken to Dimrapal Medical College for treatment in a critical condition but died on the way.
Another child Mukesh, who has been admitted to the hospital, was also badly burnt in the fire. Doctors said the injured child is still fine. Only a few parts of his body have been engulfed in the fire. Police are investigating the cause of the fire.