House burnt to ashes
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In Banda, Uttar Pradesh, a mother and three innocent children were burnt to death in a fire in a raw house in suspicious circumstances on Saturday. The cause of the fire is not yet clear. According to the people of the village, the fire is coming out from the fire of the bonfire.
The fire took a form of havoc due to the presence of straw in the house and wooden barns. The flames were so fierce that no one had a chance to get out. The villagers made noise when they saw the flames, but no one could muster the courage to go inside.
Police and fire brigade reached the police station at around 8.30 am on the news of the fire and after extinguishing the fire, found the bodies from the debris and pulled them out. Several officials including SDM and CO are present on the occasion. Kallu, a resident of Dwara’s Purva Mazra, works in Jaipur, Rajasthan. His wife Sangeeta, 35, lived with his three children, nine-year-old Anjali, six-year-old son Ashish and three-year-old daughter Chhoti.
At around 4:30 in the morning, when the villagers saw flames coming out of his house, there was a noise. When the villagers broke the door after extinguishing the fire, the whole house was turned into rubble.
Burned debris was lying everywhere and smoke was rising. Additional SP Mahendra Pratap Chauhan says that the reason for the fire is not clear at the moment. Is being investigated. All dead bodies have been removed and filled with Panchnama and sent for post mortem.