4 of family burnt alive as house catches fire in Himachal’s Chamba

Rafi Mohammad (25) and his three kids die while wife receives burns

4 of family burnt alive as house catches fire in Himachal’s Chamba

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Shimla, September 14

Four members of a family were burnt alive after their house caught fire in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Tuesday morning, an official said.

Rafi Mohammad (25) and his three kids - daughters Julkha (2) and Jaitun (6) and son Samir (4) - died in the incident at Karatosh village in Churah tehsil at around 3 am, state Disaster Management Director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta said.

Mohammad's wife had received burns, he said.

More details were awaited, the official added. PTI

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