Three people of a single family were killed when their house caught fire last night.
Those killed in the incident are 45-year-old Kare Luhar, his wife Brinda Luhar, 40 and their eight-year-old son Manoj Luhar of Kuwakot, Purchaudi municipality-5 in the district, police stated.
The Luhar family had been living at Purchaudi municipality-7 by constructing a hut. A fire broke out from the hearth at their hut last night, killing the three who were asleep. The hut was completely gutted.