Kakinada: About 5 members of a family were burnt alive near Dhawaleshwaram at Kothapeta in Kakinada today around 2:30 am. As per the sources, the short circuit occured early hours today due to the breakage of the Electric wire passing on the top of the house.
Mother along with her married daughters and grand daughters are reported to be burnt alive in the accident. Their names are reported as Datta Marthamma, Srilaxmi, Vasantha Kumari, Grace and Sravani. A boy named Sumanth (grand son of Marthamma) escaped the accident with major injuries, who is admitted to the Local Hospital.