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Minor sisters charred to death in house fire in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Ballia (UP) 

Two minor sisters were charred to death while their parents and younger brother were critically injured in a fire that broke out at their house in Eksar village here, police said today.

A fire broke out in the house of one Shahjad Qureishi last night killing his daughters Yasmin (12) and Aafrin (9) who were trapped inside, they said

Shahjad, his wife Rehana and son Asif (7) were injured in the incident, police said

Condition of Shahjad and Rehana was stated to be critical, they said, adding the exact cause of fire could not be ascertained yet and probe was underway.

First Published: Tue, November 17 2015. 12:22 IST