Woman Burns Her Two Children To Death In Jhansi, Kills Self

Woman Burns Her Two Children To Death In Jhansi, Kills Self

Jhansi, Nov 15 (TNA) In a gut-wrenching incident, a woman burnt her two children - two-and-a-half-year-old son and nine-month-old daughter alive and then committed suicide by hanging herself in Jhansi.

The woman has been identified as Anita (26), a resident of Nandsia, and according to reports she was troubled by a domestic dispute. On Sunday,she first put her two children Arpit and Manu on the bed, made a pyre by placing wood and sticks on them and set it on fire by spraying kerosene.

After the death of both, Anita herself committed suicide by hanging herself from the dhoti. Seeing the smoke rising from inside the house, the people around knocked on the latch but no sound came from inside. On this, when the villagers reached inside through the terrace by putting a ladder, everyone screamed after seeing the sight.

The burnt bodies of the innocent were lying on the beds and Anita's body was hanging in the courtyard. Mother-in-law Gayatri was at the farm at the time of the incident while other family members were also not at home.

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