2 injured, 3 children die as fire break out in Port Harcourt house

Three children have lost their lives in a fire incident which happened in Rumuchakara community, Obio Akpor local government area of Rivers State.

The fire incident was reported to have happened at 9pm, Monday.

The fire outbreak affected five (5) children, 3 of whom have lost their lives.

The remaining two have been hospitalized in the Hospital.

Some accounts revealed that the inferno may have been triggered by candlelight which the children were studying before they slept off.

The victims’ parents who were reported to be in their own room while the fire broke out sustained various degrees of injuries while attempting to escape.

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