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4 Children killed in fire accident in Odisha

4 Children killed in fire accident in Odisha
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In a tragic incident, at least four children died in a fire accident when the stack of straw they were playing with caught fire at Khairachata village ...

Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, at least four children died in a fire accident when the stack of straw they were playing with caught fire at Khairachata village under Polasara block in Ganjam district of Odisha on Sunday.

At the time of the incident, the children were reportedly playing with a bunch of sticks near a heap of paddy straw in an under-constructed toilet area. The reason behind the fire is yet to be known.

The locals who noticed immediately reached the spot and tried to put off the flames and rushed the children to the hospital. Later, they were shifted to MKCG Medical College in Berhampur. However, four of them, including a girl, died while undergoing treatment. Responding on the incident, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each for the family of the deceased.

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