Four of family burnt to death in HaryanaMarch 9th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), March 9 (IANS) Four members of a family were burnt to death Monday when a fire broke out in their hut here, police said.
The incident took place in a small hut of Shiv Colony in Karnal, 125 km from state capital Chandigarh.
Jagmohan Singh, 32, his 30-year-old wife and their two minor sons died in the incident, a police officer said.
Deputy commissioner of Karnal Chander Parkash visited the spot and announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs.100,000 to the next of kin of each of those dead.