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3 minor children charred to death
Correspondent IMPHAL, Nov 16:
Published on 17 Nov. 2009 1:09 AM IST
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Three minor children were charred to death in a tragic fire incident at Maram Centre in Senapati district of Imphal Sunday night at about 8.15 pm. The victims all from the same family-- two minor girls identified as 9-year old Kavita Khaisty, 5-year old Ningting Jenifer and 7-year old Hengkung Justin were students of Don Bosco High School, Maram Centre. The vicitms-- Kavita was in class -IV, Hengkung Justin in class-I and Ningting was in Kg-I. The mother of the victims Haibira could not save her three children despite her best efforts. The father of the victims Kabu Maram of Maram Khullen is serving in the Nagaland police (IRB). He was not present at the house when the incident occurred. Police suspect that the fire started from a lighted candle inside a room which spread to the adjoining kitchen resulting to an LPG cylinder burst. The house was totally gutted before fire tenders and villagers could reach.

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