In a tragic turn of events, a 70-year-old woman was killed and several others were left injured in a suspected arson attack that took place at Sorbhog under Assam’s Barpeta district.
According to information, the fire was triggered following a family dispute between two parties.
A group 50 men allegedly set the house on fire where the victims resided, sources informed.
The deceased woman has been identified as Aasibur Nessa.
Seven others including a child were also injured in the fire. They have been admitted to a nearby hospital with serious burn injuries.
Following the incident, Barpeta police reached the scene and commenced an investigation into the matter.