KATHMANDU—In the eastern Ugandan district of Bukedea, seven people of the same family were killed by the fire on Tuesday.
The incident took place after a jerrycan containing petrol caught fire at Amutoro village in Bukedea trading centre.
The police said the devastated fire occurred when the woman, carried the charcoal stove inside the house. It also came to know that the family has been involving in illegal business of selling petrol.
The dead bodies were taken to postmortem before handing them to their relatives.
7 killed after Delhi-Bound train derails in Bihar
NEW DELHI — At least seven people have died and 14 others injured after a Delhi-bound train derailed early Sunday morning in Bihar’s Vaishali district.
Eleven coaches of 12487 Seemanchal Express derailed near Sahadai Buzurg at around 3:52 am. Three of the coaches overturned and the high force of the impact destroyed them completely.
The injured are being transported to local hospitals.
The superfast train from Jogbani in Bihar to Delhi’s Anand Vihar Terminal was running at full speed when the accident took place, officials said.
Bodies are believed to be trapped inside one of the affected coaches and the number of dead is likely to rise, local police official said.