Ludhiana hut fire: 7 members of the same family were burnt alive due to a fire in a hut in Ludhiana, Punjab. Of these, 5 were children. This fire broke out when he was sleeping at night.
Seven members of the same family, including five children, were burnt alive after a hut caught fire in Punjab’s Ludhiana. The incident happened around 2 am when all the family members were sleeping in the hut.
The family’s livelihood was by picking up garbage. Assistant Commissioner of Police (East) Ludhiana Surinder Singh said they were migrant laborers and were sleeping in their hut near the municipal garbage dump yard on Tibba Road. He said the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
The deceased have been identified as Suresh (54), Raur Devi (50), their daughters Rakhi (15), Manisha (10), Chanda (8), Geeta (6) and son Sunny (2). Police said that the deceased were residents of Bogopur village in the Samastipur district of Bihar.