Badaun (UP): A 60-year-old man was burnt alive while three of his family members were injured when a fire broke out in some huts in Pallia Mehndi village here, police said on Monday.

Siyaram was trapped in the fire that broke out in Sunday night. While Siyaram was burnt alive, three of his family members who tried to save him sustained injuries.

The injured have been rushed to a hospital, where their condition was stated to be stable.

The district administration has announced a compensation of Rs 1.5 lakh to the kin of Siyaram.

(Agencies)