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Man sets wife and three daughters on fire

In a gruesome incident, a labourer, Prahlad, allegedly set his wife and their three daughters on fire, killing them and then tried to self-immolate in Jhunjhunu district, police said.

jaipur Updated: Apr 20, 2010 20:35 IST

In a gruesome incident, a labourer, Prahlad, allegedly set his wife and their three daughters on fire, killing them and then tried to self-immolate in Jhunjhunu district, police said.

"The incident occurred in the wee hours today at Mandawa town when one Prahlad (40) poured kerosene on his family, including himself and set ablaze," said SP Jhunjhunu Ajay Lamba.

"His wife Mangej Devi (35) and daughter Puja (12) (were) killed on the spot while two daughters Anjali (16) and Geetanjali (8) succumbed to injuries in a hospital," he said, adding, that Prahlad's condition was critical.