Hajipur (Bihar): Four villagers were burnt alive and two sustained injury in a fire that broke out on Thursday in Raghopur Diara (riverine area) in Vaishali district.

District Magistrate Jitendra Srivastava said more than 100 huts were gutted at Mirzapur village. Several cattle were also roasted in the devastating fire, he said.

The dead have been identified as Mohar Rai (50), Jagdhari Rai (20), Luxmania Kumar (11) and Sajju Kumari (9). The cause of fire is being ascertained, the DM added.

(Agencies)

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