Sad! 6 Children Die In Fire At South African Orphanage

Eight people including six children were killed in a fire early Thursday morning at an orphanage in Durban, South Africa, Africa News reports.

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).
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