Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Sundargarh, Apr 23:
Three siblings, all under the age of six were burnt to death when their house caught fire in Patarapalli village under Bisra police station in Sundargarh district of Odisha.
The heart rending incident in which the siblings- two brothers, and sister all within two to six years of age passed away happened on Friday evening .
The deceased have been identified as children of Eto Oram ,who along with his wife had gone to the forest for tending his livestock leaving them alone.
The tragic incident has put a pall of gloom in the tribal village celebrating the Sarahula festival.
Villagers had seen the children playing outside the house, which caught fire. The children were later found burnt alive in the fire inside the house. The exact reason for the fire has not been ascertained yet sources said.
The Bisra police has rushed to spot and started investigations into the incident.