Bhawanipatna: Playing near a haystack turned fatal for three minor girls, including twin sisters, at Bijmara village under Koksara Police limits of the district on Saturday.
The minor girls, all bellow five years, were reportedly rushed to Koksara Community Health Centre after they sustained around 90 per cent burn injuries when the haystack where they were playing caught fire.
They were rushed to the Kalahandi district headquarters hospital after their condition deteriorated. Unfortunately, one of them died on the way to the hospital while two others breathed their last while undergoing treatment.
“One of them was received dead while two others, who had sustained around 90 per cent of burn injuries, passed away half-an-hour after they were admitted to the hospital” informed Dr. Narayan De.
“Police have been informed about the matter and the bodies will be handed over to the family members after post mortem,” he added.
The deceased minors have been identified as Hemraj Disari’s twin daughters Deizy and Rosy and one their relatives Rachana Rout of nearby Gundiguda village.