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Three children killed in Rautahat fire

The Annapurna Express

The Annapurna Express

Three children killed in Rautahat fire

Three children died and three others were injured when a fire broke out at the Islam Cloth Store in Maisthan Chowk of Gaur, Rautahat on Wednesday night.

The deceased have been identified as Islam Miya’s five-year-old daughter Sabina Khatun, nine-year-old daughter Ruksana Khatun and nine-year-old son Imran Mansuri, the District Police Office, Rautahat said.

Police identified the injured as Muhammad Israyel Mansuri, Muhammad Imran and Nasima Khatun.

They are undergoing treatment at the Gaur Hospital.

The cause behind the fire was an electric short circuit, police said.

The flame was taken under control with the help of Nepal Army, Armed Police Force and Nepal Police personnel.

Police said that they are looking into the case.