Hyderabad: 3 members of family burnt alive after fire in timber depot

Three members of a family including a 5-year-old child, were burnt alive after a fire broke out in a timber depot here in the early hours on Sunday.

Hyderabad, Apr 16: Three members of a family including a 5-year-old child, were burnt alive after a fire broke out in a timber depot here in the early hours on Sunday.

The incident occurred at around 3 AM at Kushsaiguda in the city, police said here.

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The fire, which broke out in the timber depot, spread to the surrounding house, where Naresh, his wife and his son resided was also engulfed in flames.

Unable to escape from the raging flames, Naresh’s couple along with his son were burnt alive.

On the information of the locals, the fire personnel reached the spot and brought the fire under control.

The bodies were brought out and shifted to Gandhi Hospital for autopsy.