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UP: 5 Members of family including a woman and 3 minors die in house fire in Mau district

In a tragic incident, Five members of a family lost their lives in a devastating house fire that broke out in the Shahpur village of Uttar Pradesh's Mau district. It is being told that this incident happened on Tuesday night. UP: District Magistrate Arun Kumar said the fire may have started from a stove and announced an assistance of Rs 4 lakh per person.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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UP/Mau: A painful accident occurred due to a sudden fire in Mau of Uttar Pradesh. A sudden fire broke out in a house in Mau’s Shahpur village late on Tuesday night, in which five members of the same family were burnt alive. It is being told that when the family members were fast asleep, then only this accident happened and due to the fire there was a sudden scream. An officer has given information about this. Police has sent the dead bodies for postmortem.

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According to sources, Mau District Magistrate Arun Kumar said that 5 members of a family, including a woman, 1 adult and 3 minors, died in a house fire in Shahpur village under Kopaganj police station in Mau district. As soon as the incident was reported, the police along with the fire brigade, medical and relief teams reached the spot and somehow the fire was brought under control.

If the officials are to be believed, it has been said in the preliminary report that the fire started from the stove. The District Magistrate has also announced an assistance of Rs 4 lakh per person. At present, there is an atmosphere of sorrow in the area after this incident. The family members are in bad condition by crying and a crowd of people has gathered at the spot.

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