Another woman burnt to death while warming herself by the fireplace

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 12:48


Another woman has burnt to death while sitting by an open fire place to warm up.

The victim has been identified as a 75-year-old resident of Galaliyadda in, Matale.

Police said the victim’s clothes had caught fire and she was burnt to death as a consequence of there being nobody to assist her.