Two children burnt to death, 15 shanties gutted in Nawabshah


NAWABSHAH: Two children, a brother and sister, were burnt to death and 15 shanties burnt to ashes due to fire in a village hut on Saturday.

Rescue sources said that fire started from a hut and spread to surrounding shanties in village Hout Jouwahan near Daulatpur Siffan in Nawabshah.

Due to fire, two toddlers were burnt to death and 15 shanties gutted along with the households before the blaze could be brought under control.

The affectees belong to Mithi Tharparkar and they had come to the area to earn a livelihood by cutting sugarcane crop. They appealed to the Sindh government for financial assistance.