Four kids killed in fire in Hyderabad

Four kids killed in fire in Hyderabad
Hyderabad: Four children were on Monday charred to death when their huts caught fire at Kuchampudi village in the West Godavari district in Hyderabad, police said.

The incident took place on Monday afternoon when the children were sleeping at their home in Pedavegi mandal, police said.

The fire, which broke out in a hut where two siblings were sleeping, soon spread to other adjoining huts resulting in the death of the four children, police said.

A probe has been initiated to ascertain the cause behind the fire, they said, adding that four huts were gutted in the fire.