Four children burnt alive in Gurugram, parents injured

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 16:40 hrs

Gurugram, Jan 14 (IANS) Four children of a family were burnt to death and their parents injured when a house caught fire here on Saturday morning, police said.

Kusum, 14, Kanchan, 10, Rohit, 6, and Mohit, 5, were burnt alive and Kirpal Singh and Surajwati were injured when a fire broke out in their house in the fields of Mohammadpur village, near the Delhi-Gurugram expressway.

Singh, hailing from Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh, does farming on nearly 4 acres of land on a contract basis.

He has been referred to Safdarjung hospital in Delhi as his condition is said to be critical, a relative of the victims told IANS here.

The reason behind the blaze could not be ascertained immediately.

The bodies have been sent for postmortem.

--IANS

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