Four siblings killed in Ukraine fire

Four minor children -- three sisters and their brother -- died after a fire broke out at their home in Ukraine, the emergencies ministry said.

world Updated: Mar 25, 2012 07:51 IST
IANS

Four minor children -- three sisters and their brother -- died after a fire broke out at their home in Ukraine, the emergencies ministry said.

The incident took place in Odessa region.

The four children -- aged between two and seven -- were found dead due to carbon monoxide poisoning after a fire at their home in Ozernoe village, Xinhua reported.

Investigators said the fire was caused by a malfunctioning electric heater.

First Published: Mar 23, 2012 07:10 IST