Jaipur, Jan 13: Five members of a family were killed as a major fire broke out at their residence in Sector-9, Vidyanagar in Jaipur district of Rajasthan. The exact reason behind the incident has not been ascertained however, reports say that an LPG cylinder blast may have caused the blaze.

As per the images tweeted out by news agency ANI, the fire has been doused and the search operation is underway. A report also claimed that three other members of the family were on a visit to Agra in Uttar Pradesh. They rushed back to Jaipur on receiving the information about the incident.

More details on the matter are awaited.

In a similar incident, a fire broke out at Rashtra Katha Shibir in Gujarat’s Pransla on Friday night, killing 3 girls and injuring several people.