Seven killed in fire in Nagpur

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Nagpur, Nov 20 (UNI) As many as seven persons, including a woman, a girl and three children, died in a fire that broke out in a hut in Gondi-Mohgaon village near here today.

According to police sources, the deceased have been identified as Ramesh Laxman Raut (40), his wife Kalawati (35), and their children Praful (15), Prashant (13) and Pradeep (11), besides Raut's brother Hardas (32) and his daughter Durga (8). Five sheep also died in the fire, police said.

Hardas, who lives in a nearby village, had come to his elder brother's house on a visit.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, the sources added.

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