Fire in Dibrugarh kills 5
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A couple and their two young children died in a ferocious fire at their home in Arunachal Pradesh in the early hours of Saturday.

Police said the four members of the family were charred to death when a fire broke out in their house.

The incident took place at Dokoiso Colony near Gohpur Tinali in Itanagar.

The victims have been identified as Ha Tasang, 35, his wife Ha Yaning, 30, and their daughters Ha Yapi, 8, and Ha Yama, 6, police said.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

A tempo of the family was also completely destroyed in the blaze.

The victims apparently were suffocated to death due to thick smoke and were later charred in the flames which engulfed the entire house.

The family originally hailed from Pipsorang in Kra Daadi district of Arunachal Pradesh.

The police and fire service reached the spot and bring the fire under control.

According to police, a case has been registered and an investigation is on to know the cause of the fire and ascertain the loss of properties.

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