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3 Succumb To Mathare Inferno


Aug 19, 2020

A 35 year old mother and her two children died Tuesday night at Area Two in Mathare North after their house razed down. The family is said to have suffocated during the incident as they tried to salvage some of their belongings. The children were aged 12 and 3.The fire is said to have started at around at 11pm yesterday night spreading quickly to other houses.

Victims are counting losses as several other houses went down to ashes. The three bodies have been taken to City Mortuary awaiting autopsy.

Police have said that investigations are underway to establish the cause of the inferno. However, locals have said that some burning firewood that had been left in one of the houses might have been cause of the fire.

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