Two children killed in fire in Bilaspur

Last Updated: Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 20:58

Bilaspur: Two children died after fire broke
out in their house at Sardha village in Bilaspur district of
Chhattisgarh.

The incident happened yesterday afternoon, when Roshan
(5) and Shiv (3) were at home, police said.

Their father, Amarnath Gond, a labourer, was in Raipur,
while the mother was in the fields when the fire started.

Before neighbours could come to help, both the children
had suffered severe burn injuries. They were shifted to a
hospital in Bilaspur, but died during the treatment, police
added.

Cause of the fire was not known yet, police said.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 20:58
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