Two siblings were charred to death when a fire broke out in their house at Bir Narayanpur village in Senbag upazila of Noakhali district on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Noman, 7, and Mahi, 3, two children of Iqbal Hossain of the village.
Iqbal Hossain Patwari, officer-in-charge of Senbag Police Station, said the fire broke out at the house of Iqbal from an earthen oven around 11:30 am as Iqbal’s wife was preparing their launch.
At one stage, she went to a nearby pond for household work after leaving her two children in the house.
When she returned home, she found her house on fire.
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Local people managed to extinguish the fire.
On information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the charred bodies of the two children.