Islamabad - Two children died on Friday night as fire erupted in a house in a slum area in F-11, a source in Golra police said on Saturday.

The source said that the deceased had been identified as 8-year-old Ali and 3-year-old Ibrahim while 9-year-old Sania received fire injuries. It is not clear as to what caused the fire, however; the fire brigade could extinguish the fire after a struggle of around two hours, the source said.

Meanwhile, city police on Saturday recovered fake currency and arrested a man in the jurisdiction of Pirwadhi police station.

According to a spokesman, the police held a man identified as Yaqoob and recovered fake currency bills from his possession. The police registered a case and started further investigation.