Six of family charred to death in fire

Six members of a family, including four minor children, were charred to death in a fire that engulfed their house at nearby Thoppuvalasai early this morning, police said.

Last Updated: Oct 01, 2012, 11:15 AM IST

Rameswaram : Six members of a family, including four minor children, were charred to death in a fire that engulfed their house at nearby Thoppuvalasai early this morning, police said.

The deceased included a man,whose wife is working abroad, his four minor children aged between 13 and one and his father, police said.

All the family members were asleep when the fire broke out, police said, adding that the cause of the fire is being ascertained.
PTI