Woman, three kids burn to death in Niger


A WOMAN and her three children, one of them three months old, was on Wednesday burnt to death in their house in Nkangbe, a suburb of Minna, the Niger State capital, it was gathered.

A woman, said to be a second wife, and her two children, were, however, rescued with severe burns.

The husband of both women  was not at home when the incident happened

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Firemen arrived promptly but were hampered by securely locked doors and burglar-proofed windows, Leakblast learnt.

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In Edo State, three children playing at a mobile police barracks suffocated inside a stationary vehicle on Sunday. The oldest of them was four years.

Calls to police spokesman Chidi Nwabuzor were not returned.

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