Four children charred to death in Bihar

 Four children of a family were charred to death at their home in Bihar's Samastipur district on Saturday.

PTI| Last Updated: Mar 14, 2015, 22:28 PM IST

Samastipur: Four children of a family were charred to death at their home in Bihar's Samastipur district on Saturday.

The tragedy took place when a blaze broke out suddenly in a room where fodder was stored where the four children, aged between five years and eight years, were playing, Patori sub-divisional officer Anil Kumar said.

The incident took place at Ismailpur village in Patori and the children, who were critically injured, died on way to the hospital, Kumar said.

The reason behind the fire is yet to be known, he added.