Rayagada: In a tragic fire mishap, two minor girls were charred to death while guarding a vegetable farm in Lakris village under Kashipur Talajagi GP of the district.
The deceased were identified as Kumari Majhi (4), daughter of Maning Majhi, and Divya Majhi (3), daughter of Duryodhan Majhi of the same village.
According to reports, the two minor girls were guarding their vegetable farm against inside a thatched hut when it caught fire. Though the family members spotted the fire and reached the spot, the fire had engulfed the hut completely.
On intimation, Kashipur IIC along with Additional Tehsildar reached the spot and the bodies of the minors were sent for post-mortem.