Woman, daughter charred to death in Kishtwar village

Jammu: A woman and her daughter were on Wednesday morning charred to death in a fire in a Kucha house in Kishtwar district , police said.
“Posha Devi (50) and Neetu Bala (25) were trapped inside their kutcha house in Manzgam-Tagood village in Chhatroo area when the fire broke out at about 1.00 a.m in the night intervening Tuesday and Wednesday”, said a police official
The house was completely gutted, he said, adding that the two women were sleeping and could not escape along with other family members, who tried again and again to save them.
Their charred bodies were recovered by rescue teams comprising police, fire and emergency services personnel, the official said who also said that the cause of fire was accidental.



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