Siddharthnagar, Apr 30 (UNI) Three children were burnt alive after a fire broke out in their house in Mehdawal tehsil here late last night, police said today.
The incident occurred in Gatukhore village, where fire engulfed the house of one Harishchandra's house, killing his three children.
However, his wife Kilkare escaped unharmed.
The deceased were identified as Dinesh (8), Laxmi (5) and two-year-old Jyoti.
District Magistrate Ramsurat Dubey has announced Rs 3 lakh compensation to the deceased' family.
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