Fire mishap claims husband & children as women survive with injuries

A fire incident in Raipur of Chhattisgarh claimed a man and his two minor children while the women of the family sustained severe burn injuries.

The incident is of Raipur in Chhattisgarh where the fire erupted in a slum house comprising of metal sheets.

Local authorities said that the flames rose quickly and engulfed the slum house leaving hardly any time for the residents to rush out or escape.

It is not clear as to what may have caused the fire but a sort circuit is being suspected to be the cause.

The 25-year-old deceased was identified as Sujit Das who along with two children Tuktuk (5) and Kavya (3) succumbed to burns during treatment at a hospital.

Raipur district administration provided immediate relief compensation of Rs 12 lakh to the bereaved family.

Police said that the incident took place early morning at around 3am at Sweeper Colony in Tikrapara area causing chaos in the slum area.

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