Five Of Family Killed In House Fire In Kerala


Varkala: As many as five members of a family, including a toddler, were killed in a house fire in Kerala’s Varkala on Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Prathapan (62), Sherly (53), Abhirami (25), Akhil (29) and Riyan, Abhirami’s eight-month-old son.

Prathapan’s eldest son, Nihul, who sustained major injuries, is now undergoing treatment.

According to reports, the incident was reported from Dalavapuram at around 1.45 am on Tuesday.

While an accidental fire outbreak is suspected to be the reason for the accident, the exact cause could be ascertained only after the arrival of reports.

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