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Six of family set ablaze in Ferozepur, three dead

HTC, Hindustan Times  Ferozepur, May 17, 2013
First Published: 00:04 IST(17/5/2013) | Last Updated: 00:05 IST(17/5/2013)

In a revenge attack, six members of a family were set afire at their house in Ferozepur district on Thursday. Three of them — an elderly woman and her two minor granddaughters — died, w hile the others were injured.

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Balwant Singh was sleeping in the courtyard of his house with his wife, three children and mother when three persons climbed the roof from the rear side. They poured petrol on the family and threw a burning wooden torch on them before fleeing the spot.

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