Mother, three minor children found dead in Banihal: Officials

Initial reports said deaths were due to gas leakage from a coal heater(Angethi)
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Banihal, Dec 28: Four members of a family including three minor children were mysteriously  found dead in their house in Banihal area of Ramban district on Wednesday, officials said. 

They said that the dead family members include mother, two daughters and a son. 

"The family was found dead in their house at ChakNarwah village of Banihal," an official said.He said that police has reached the spot. 

"Dead bodies have been shifted to Banihal hospital, " he said. 

The dead have been identified as Noor Jahaan(35) wife of Abdul Rashid and her children; Zaffar Ahmed(12), Shahiza Bano(8) and Asiya Bano(5). 

Reason of deaths was not yet ascertained, however initial reports said deaths due to gas leakage from a coal heater(Angethi). 

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