Two children die in Gaza house fire

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Two children burned to death today in a house fire near Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza as they were trying to light boxes on fire while playing.

A house fire broke out in a family home in the Fallujah region west of Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza today, resulting in the death of two young children.

Medical sources in the Gaza Strip confirmed that fire fighters were able to control the fire, and that the fire caused the death of two children, cousins Ali Sari (6) and Awad Sari (8).

As for the cause of the fire, the Civil Defense in Gaza said that it began when the children were trying to light a fire in cardboard boxes while playing.

The medical sources said that the bodies have been transferred to Kamal Adwan hospital in northern Gaza.