Kendrapara: A Class X girl was charred to death in Baunsamula village under Rajanagar police limits in Kendrapara district, after a major fire broke out in her house on Wednesday.
The deceased, identified as Priyasmita Roul, was a student of Savitri Devi High School.
According to sources, the fire broke out inside the thatched house at around 12.30 pm which engulfed the whole house in a matter on minutes. Priyasmita who was inside the house was exposed to the massive flames and died of severe burn injuries.
On being informed, police and fire personnel reached the spot and recovered the body. The real cause behind the fire is yet to be ascertained, the fire officials said.