Arunachal: 3 children charred to death, 6 houses gutted in fire incident in Boasimla

Three children were reportedly charred to death in a major fire accident that broke out in Tapirijo village in Kamle district on Saturday night. Six houses were gutted into ashes in a tragic fire incident that broke out from the house of one Kabak Tamo around 11 pm on Saturday night at Taperijo near Boasimla in Kamle district.

The deceased have been identified as Kabak Yani (10), Kabak Nanu (7), and Kabak Chaku (5) who were in Kabak Tamo house and their parents were away, deputy commissioner Hengo Basar said, adding owners of other three burnt houses are Rei Tamut, Sung Toluk  and Dagme Tarak.

Expressing deep shock over the tragic incident, Raga MLA Tarin Dakpe, who has paid Rs one lakh to provide immediate relief and 100 CGI sheets to each victim family, made a fervent appeal to the state Govt for granting ex-gratia payment to the near and dear of the deceased.

District administration also sanctioned a sum of ten thousand as immediate relief from district administration to the house owners. Meanwhile, SP Lower Subansiri I/C Kamle Harsh Indora informed that “Father of deceased went to Palin and the mother was in the Church on fasting at the time of incident.

The cause of fire yet to be ascertained. The bodies of the deceased have been brought at PHC Boasimla for PM examination, the SP said. As per information all the household materials including the fooding and clothing items has been completely gutted in the incident, nothing has been saved. Meanwhile, Kamle ZPC Biri Nido Shanti has paid Rs 10,000 while Kamporijo ZPM Rakhet Taro also paid Rs 500 to each fire victim.

Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Association (APCA) would be offering relief to the fire victims on Monday in collaboration with district administration, APCA President Taw Tebin said. “I am on my way to my native place Boasimla with blankets, utensils and rice,” he said, adding some cash would also be given to each victim.