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Over 100 houses gutted in massive fire in Uttar Pradesh, one reported dead

By: Press Trust of India | Sitapur |

Updated: June 9, 2015 7:49:15 pm

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A seven year-old girl died while over 100 houses were gutted in a massive fire that broke out in Sakran village here today, police said.

The incident took place this afternoon and the cause of the incident is still being ascertained, they said.

Besides the girl, a buffalo also died in the fire, as they both were trapped inside and all efforts to rescue them went in vain, police said.

The flames have however been brought under control and officials of the local administration have reached the spot to carry out relief and rescue operations, they added.

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