UDHAMPUR, Feb 13: In a tragic incident, a young man was charred to death in a devastating fire in his house at Sadota in Panchari tehsil, here this evening.
The deceased was identified as Rashpal Singh alias Choudhary (40), son of former Sarpanch Badhota Jeet Singh. He was burnt to death in the major fire that broke out in his house due to leakage of cooking gas cylinder. Even as other family members were safely rescued, Rashpal Singh was charred to death in the blazes, which engulfed the entire house as well as a shop. Property worth Rs 2 crore, approximately, was also reduced to ashes in the mishap.
The incident took place around 8:30 pm.