In a tragic mishap, four minor siblings were burnt alive when their thatched hut caught fire while their parents had gone to a hospital near Kumher town in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan late on Thursday night.

Ganpat Prajapat had gone to the hospital where his wife was admitted for delivery.

The house caught fire from a lamp and soon the hut was gutted killing Prajapat's two daughters and two sons.