A massive fire broke out at Dibrugarh near Thermal killing five people of a family. Five people of a family burnt alive in the fire that broke out at around 1 am on Saturday.
The deceased have been identified as Bishal Sonar, Maya Devi, Shivu Sonar, Shankar Sonar and Nunu.
However, the reason of the fire has not yet known.
Locals alleged that after the fire, the cylinders blasts for which the fire spread evenly. Reports say that many houses have been gutted in the fire.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expressed grief over the incident and instructed the Deputy Commissioner to investigate into the incident.
The Chief Minister also announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 4lakhs for each of the deceased in the incident.