Sonepur: In a tragic incident, a youth was burnt alive after a fire mishap at Ghichapali village under Birmitrapur police limits in Odisha’s Sonepur district today.
The deceased has been identified as Ranjan Bibhar (30). The fire broke out inside the house late last night when Ranjan was sleeping.
On being informed, Fire personnel reached the spot and doused the flames. However, it was too late to save Ranjan as his charred body was recovered from the house, which was also gutted in the blaze.
The reason behind the outbreak of fire is yet to be ascertained.