Kandhamal: A woman and her two children were burnt alive in a fire mishap that broke out at their house in Magaraguda village of Kandhamal district on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Jhulima Pradhan and her two minor daughters Sonali and Rupali.
According to sources, some locals spotted the blaze coming out from Pradhan’s house and alerted the fire service department. However, the woman and her kids were burnt to death in the massive fire.
On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe to ascertain the exact cause of the mishap. Reportedly, police have detained the deceased woman’s husband for interrogation.