Boy, 1, dies in fire PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 11:52

A one-year-old boy died after he was trapped inside their burning house at Campo Islam, this city yesterday afternoon.

The fatality was identified as Al Fahad Ladjahassan.

A police report disclosed that Al Fahad and his three older brothers were inside their house when the neighbors saw flames coming out.

Al Fahad’s older brothers managed to go out of the house while he was left inside.

Al Fahad’s body was retrieved after firefighters put the blaze under control.

The victim’s father Banizadar Ladjahassan told fire investigators that he just left house and went to a nearby store to buy snacks for his children. Moments later he saw their house burning.

Fire investigators were still trying to determine the cause of the fire. -- Dan Toribio Jr.