Five killed as fire breaks out in Himachal Pradesh

Five killed as fire breaks out in Himachal Pradesh

Two rooms of the house were completely charred in the blaze. PTI file photo for representation.

Five persons were burnt alive after a fire broke out at a house in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district this morning, an official said.

Mandi Deputy Commissioner Rugved Thakur told PTI that a marriage function was going on in the house in Ner Chowk when the fire broke out.

Two rooms of the house were completely charred in the blaze.

The exact reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained.

He said it took some time for fire engines to reach the spot to put out the fire. 

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