Sad! 6 Children Die In Fire At South African Orphanage
Emergency services say the fire razed the building and the youngest among the six children who were victims was 8 years old.
“We responded to the fire at 2:20 local time (00:20 GMT) this morning. Four other people were hospitalised and some with serious injuries but in a stable condition,” spokesperson for the emergency services of the KwaZulu-Natal province, Robert McKenzie, told AFP.
The cause of the fire is unknown but suspected to have started from the boys’ orphanage. Firefighters managed to extinguish it at 6:30 local time (4:30 GMT).