A minor boy was burnt to death in a fire that broke out at Telkupi Hazatipara village in Sadar upazila early Friday.
The deceased was identified as Shihab Shah, 12, son of Shahidul Shah of the village.
Police and locals said the fire originated from a dung piece kept burning to drive away mosquitoes at the cowshed of Shahidul at about 12:15 am and it soon engulfed two other dwelling houses.
All the house inmates except Shihab managed to come out of the house.
Later, locals doused the flame and recovered the charred body of Shihab.-UNB, Natore