There are new details of the fire, which burned alive a lot of small children
This information is confirmed by the local police.
It is noted that yesterday, February 19, as a result of fire in the canadian Halifax killed seven children.
How did you find the law enforcement officers who died were children of refugees from the Syrian Republic, who arrived in Canada in 2017. Their parents were hospitalized to the hospital with multiple burns.
“After the fire, which occurred this morning at Quartz Drive in Spryfield, regional police and Halifax regional fire and rescue center in Halifax confirm that the incident occurred seven deaths. All the dead are small children from the same family. Woman and man remain in the hospital”, – said the press service of the police.
Local law enforcement officers say that the age of victims range from 3 months to 17 years. Condolences to the family who lost their children in the terrible fire, has expressed the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau.
“It is impossible to find words when children have to leave so early, especially under these circumstances. My heart is with the survivors in a terrible fire in Halifax with those who mourn this irreparable loss,” wrote the Prime Minister in his personal microblog on Twitter.
Living next door to Daniel Burt said he heard a loud explosion and a woman screaming just after 12:30 local time. She ran outside with their kids and saw parents of Syrian families who stood in front of his burning house.
The mother told a neighbor that the children were in the house, and his father with severe burns sitting on the steps.
“It was awful. Within 30 seconds a strong flame turned into something all-consuming”, – told in the comment Burt.
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