Three children burnt to death in their home.



Three children has been burnt to death in a fire outbreak that ensured in their home in Otukpo, Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue state, at around 1;00am on the 17th of December, 2021.

According to their father, Mr Ochoche Ode, the fire was noticed by his wife’s younger sister who alerted him as he was in a room with his wife while the children were in another room.

He said;

“As I was about to find out what was happening, the fire escalated, covering the whole room where my kids were sleeping and in an attempt to force myself into the room to rescue the children, my face got badly burnt. All attempts by neighbours to quell the fire failed and all my three children were burnt to death.”

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