Peshawar (Staff Report): Six siblings were burnt to death when fire gutted their house in Upper Dir , Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday.

Police officials, citing initial investigations, said that the fire erupted due to an electric short-circuit.

As a result, five sisters, a brother were burnt to death and two other family members sustained burn injuries while they were asleep, official added.

The house was completely charred in the fire incident, officials said.