Two Minors Perish In House Fire

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Two children between 10 years of age have been to ashes following a fire outbreak in their parent’s home in Mbale district. The incident occurred at Bukikoso village in Bubyangu Sub County on Tuesday afternoon.  

The deceased’s father, who also doubles as the Bukikoso village LC I chairperson, Nasulu Mulekwe says they left their children sleeping and when to the garden.   He explained that by the time they returned they found their children and entire house burnt to ashes.

Abudul Busito Magidu, the Buyangu Sub County LC III chairperson, has blamed the deceased’s parent for leaving the children alone in the house with a burning paraffin light.

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region police spokesperson, says police has launched an investigation into the cause of the fire.