Family of seven killed in house blaze in Rawalpindi

A family of seven was burned to death on Wednesday when a fire broke out in their home due to a short circuit in Rawalpindi's Chaklala Scheme-III, a private TV channel reported.

By Our Correspondent

Published: Thu 18 Jun 2015, 10:57 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:58 PM

According to police, the fire erupted in the double-storey house while Shaukat Cheema, 35, and his wife Aisha, 32, were asleep with their five children. Excessive suffocation lead to the death of all seven family members.

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