April 13, 2021

Five children killed in house fire in Kanpetlet township

11 January 2017 — A fire ravaged a house in Khin village, Kanpetlet township at night, killing five children, government officials said.

The local Administration Department reported that the blaze had started in the kitchen and burnt to death 3 boys and 2 girls.

Two of them were in kindergarten, another one was in First Standard while the others were Second Standard students, according to the government source.

Staff members from the township fire brigade department, health department and police force yesterday left Kanpetlet town for Khin village, which is about 20 miles away, to carry out an investigation.#

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