Indian-origin woman dies saving parents from blaze in Trinidad & Tobago

Port of Spain: An Indian-origin woman died saving her parents in central Trinidad's Cunupia town after a fire engulfed her house on Tuesday, media reported.

The mother of Rhea Heeralal, 24, described her as a 'hero' who attempted to rescue her parents after she was alerted to the fire around 5 a.m., Trinidad and Tobago Guardian reported on Wednesday.

Rhea's father Ramdeo Heeralal, a freelance video journalist, also sustained burn injuries after he attempted to douse the flames to rescue her daughter.

The body of the woman was found in the kitchen.

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