Kaushambi (UP), Jan 31 (PTI) A woman and her mother-in-law died after they allegedly set themselves ablaze in Uttar Pradesh’s Kaushambi district, the police said Thursday. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha results 2019: Kaushambi, Phulpur, Allahabad, Barabanki, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich Winners List
Following an altercation on Wednesday, Sheela (37) and Kunti Devi (70) of Kamalpur village immolated themselves after pouring kerosene on their bodies, they said. Also Read - PM Modi Recalls 1954 Kumbh Mela Stampede During Election Rally in UP
By the time the family members and neighbours could douse the fire, the duo had perished, they added. Also Read - Fielding 'Fauji' in Varanasi Has Taken Wind Out of BJP's Sails: Akhilesh
The dead bodies have been sent for a postmortem examination and further investigation is underway, a police officer said.
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