House fire kills two, injures two others


Four individuals of the same family were hospitalised with burn injuries at the Colombo National Hospital after a fire broke out at their residence in Kahathuduwa earlier today (26).

Police said the victims include the Father, Mother and two daughters.

The parents, however, later succumbed to their injuries, while both daughters are still receiving treatment.

A government analyst has been called to the scene, as the cause of the fire is yet to be identified, Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said.