Bhadrak, Mar 14: A woman was charred to death last night while her 10-year-old daughter sustained critical burn injuries after a massive fire engulfed their house in Bhadrak.
The incident took place at Mahala Sahi in Banitia village under Rural police station in the district.
The house caught fire when the mother-daughter duo was asleep. While the minor girl managed to rush out of the burning house, the woman got trapped in the flames.
The deceased has been identified as Bharati, wife of Pravat Behera. The minor girl has been admitted to the district headquarters hospital.
Fire personnel rushed to the village being informed about the mishap and doused the fire last night.