A young housewife and her minor daughter have been burnt alive in a fire at their house in the district.
The incident happened at East Phulbaria village under Ballobhodi union in Saltha upazila on Thursday midnight.
The deceased are Farida Begum (25), wife of Sentu Sheikh, and their four-year-old daughter Rabeya.
According to locals, triggered by electric short-circuit, broke out at the house of Sentu Sheikh, killing his wife and daughter on the spot.
Sentu suffered burn injuries while tried to save his family members has been admitted to Faridpur medical college.