Children among 8 killed in fire at Durban orphanage

2016-07-14 06:51


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Durban - Eight people have died in a fire at an orphanage in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Services confirmed on Thursday morning.

Children were among the deceased and some were as young as 8-years-old. Four people were injured and hospitalised.

KZN EMS said it received the call about the fire at the home in Parlock, Durban, at about 02:24 on Thursday morning.

The name of the orphanage is the Key of Hope.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

More to follow.

Get the update on this tragedy here.

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