Bahraich: A 30-year-old man and his minor son were killed when their house caught fire here, police said today.
The deceased identified as Anwar Ali and his son Kalim Ahmad (10) were sleeping in their house in Basau village in Nawabganj area last night when the fire broke out, trapping them inside, they said.
The duo died on the spot, despite attempts by the villagers to save them.
A probe is on to ascertain the cause of fire.
Bodies of victims have been sent for postmortem, they added.