An eight-year-old boy was burnt alive in an accident at Vanapatla village in Nagarkurnool mandal in the district on Thursday. According to information Naresh (8) and his sister Laxmi (11) were trying to cook food as their parents were away.

Suddenly, a major fire broke out. Laxmi tried to push her brother Naresh to out of the hut, but Naresh pushed his sister out resulting in his death.

— Correspondent