Jharsuguda: Bed Catches Fire; Four Of Family Critical


Jharsuguda: At least four members of a family sustained critical burn injuries after a fire broke out at their house in Hari Om Vihar in Brajarajnagar area of Jharsuguda district.

The victims, identified as Baljit Kaur (61), her daughter Manjit Kaur (36), her granddaughter Ipsit Kaur (7), and her son Rajendra Singh.

According to sources, the mishap occurred while the members of the family were sleeping when a inside their house caught fire.

The injured were initially admitted to a Central Hospital at Mandalia and later shifted to Rourkela for better treatment.

On being informed, police reached the spot and initiated an investigation. Reportedly, a petrol container was found near the bed.

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