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Three UP children die of suffocation as dry dung catches fire

Sapna (11), Abhay (9) and Nikhil (7) were sleeping when their parents had gone to work in a brick kiln, an officer said.

Published: 04th April 2020 04:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th April 2020 04:25 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: There children, aged seven to 11, of a Dalit brick-kiln labourer died due to suffocation when dry cow dung caught fire in their house in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday morning, police said.

The incident occurred at Bhora Kalan area.

Sapna (11), Abhay (9) and Nikhil (7) were sleeping when their parents had gone to work in a brick kiln, an officer said.

They died due to suffocation when the dry cow dung nearby caught fire, the officer added.

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