Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jagatsinghpur, Feb 21:
A woman and her minor daughter were killed in a fire mishap at Dhanura Belari village under Balikuda police limits in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district late on Saturday night.
According to reports, the house in which the woman and her daughter were sleeping caught fire in the dead of the night while they were in sleep. When they realised that fire has surrounded them, it was too late.
The woman and her daughter were rushed to district headquarters hospital in a critical condition. While the woman succumbed to burn injuries, the minor was referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack with nearly 85 percent burn injuries in a critical condition where she died.
The deceased has been identified as Sandhyarani Sethi and her four-year-old daughter Priya.
The mishap took place late last night in which two houses were reduced to ashes.
The reason behind the blaze is yet to be established.