UP: Woman sets herself, three children ablaze in Muzaffarnagarhttps://indianexpress.com/article/cities/lucknow/up-woman-sets-herself-three-children-ablaze-in-muzaffarnagar-5734225/

UP: Woman sets herself, three children ablaze in Muzaffarnagar

The woman, identified as Naseema, took the extreme step over a family dispute. Her parents alleged that she was being harassed by her in-laws.

A 35-year-old woman set herself and her three children ablaze at Umerpur village in the district Friday, said police.

The children died while she was rushed to a hospital in a critical condition, said SHO Yashpal Singh. The woman, identified as Naseema, took the extreme step over a family dispute. Her parents alleged that she was being harassed by her in-laws.

The woman had locked herself in a room with son Anas (9) and daughters Aisha (7) and Etah (2),police said.Her husband, identified as Jabbar, was not at home.