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Three siblings burnt to death in Anambra

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Three siblings were on Thursday burnt to death in Anambra State. The incident reportedly happened in their mother’s shop in Ugwuagba-Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.

According to Punch Metro, their mother had kept the three siblings in her shop and went somewhere when the incident happened.

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Three siblings burnt to death in Anambra


The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the story, gave the ages of the children as five, four and three, respectively.

Mohammed, said,

“Two short containers used as a shop and a residence along the High Tension School Road, Ugwuagba-Obosi, in the Idemili North Local Government of Anambra State, were gutted by fire.

“The owner of affected containers, one Blessing Nwafor, who was not around at the time of the incident, reportedly left three of her children namely Chimierie Nwafor, five years; Onyedika Nwafor, four years; and Esther Nwafor, three years, inside the shop and they were all burnt beyond recognition.


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281 Comments

  1. EYAH,,,THIS IS HEART BREAKING RIP TO D THREE KIDS AND MAY GOD GV THE FAMILY’S OF NWAFOR THE FORTITUDE TO BEAR THIS IRREPLACEABLE LOSS

  2. Wow that’s a great tragedy, May their gentle souls rest in peace. May God grant the family heart to bear the loss.

  3. This is tragic! So sad and painful. May their souls rest in peace and may God grant their family especially their mother the fortitude to bear this great loss.

  4. God forbid bad thing, only one parent? What a great lost, how will the parents feel, may their soul rest in peace.

  5. It’s so sad and unfortunate. How could a mother leave three children in the shop and went out. It’s risky and bad

  6. What s tragedy 3 lives at the same time may God comfort their families and may the children souls rest in peace.

  7. Seriously! What is the cause of the fire outbreak? Where did the fire come from? This is so sad anyway, so pity for that woman to lost 3 children just like that at a time. May God console her

  8. This is really sad! Three children at a time! This will caused their mother lot of pains and agony. May God give their mother the strength to bear the irreparable loss

  9. It’s really heart breaking. may deir souls rest in peace. God please grant their parents the heart to bear especially their mom

  10. An unfortunate incident. It is really a pity. May the Lord console you and other members of ur family.

  11. This is painful. They are kids and am sure they are in a better place. God give the family the heart to bear

  12. God is in control of every soul. The fire incident can cause in many other way. The mother should take absolute control of every thing and take heart.

  13. Chai…….
    Eyaa!!!!!
    What a lost, as in what will the woman tell the husband? How is she going to even start saying it? May the children soul rest in peace wherever the are now!

  14. Jesus Christ! My heart bleeds for those children. God is the only one that can comfort that woman oo. She shouldn’t be left alone because she can do something terrible to herself.

  15. Tragedy has struck! Three kids..gone.
    How ll d parents bear d loss?..
    I believe they r in a better place now…may their souls continue 2 rest.

  16. What a great lost for the woman, those around should have come to their aids. This is really sad.

  17. That’s really bad their mother don’t have leave them there since they are still small kids an as said by the police the children’s age ranges by two year an a year this testify that they are still young for me may the souls of children involved rest in perfect peace of the lord am really sorry for those kids it such a painful experience that happened I pray may the lord provide a better one for the mother am sorry for those kids ones again

  18. What a bad news..this is so painful…may their soul rest in peace and may God grant the parents the fortitude to bear the loss.

  19. God help your children, this is a disaster. I pray God give the woman the strength to bear the loss, while the dead rest in the bosom of the Lord.

  20. This is really heartbreaking, three siblings at a time, may their gentle soul rest in perfect peace, what a painful death, I pity their parents

  21. What could have caused this kind of incident that took the lives of these children.? God pls comfort this woman. The lost is much and difficult to bear. Only you Lord can help her out of this shock

  22. wow very sad story to read …. the family will be so devastated at the moment may there soul rest in peace

  23. This is heart touching indeed,may the innocent souls rest in peace and their family the fortitude to bear the loss

  24. Oh God this is too much to bear but you always tell us that we are going to pass thru difficult ones in a while

  25. God help us in this state too much to bear but you always tell us that we are going to pass thru difficult ones in a while

  26. Such a sad and painful news…. What would be the fate of their parents now, loosing 3 kids the same day, may God see them through this

  27. what a tragic moment, rest in peace kids. How will the mother of these kids feel now. God please grant her the fortitude to bear the loss.

  28. This is a sad story may their souls rest in peace..

    But the kids are still too young to be left alone without any adult looking after them

  29. Blood of zacharia, where did she go to? What caused the fire? My heart felt condolences to the family, this is so painful.

  30. What a tragedy.Where will the woman now start from? Three innocent little children gone just like that this new year.Fire accident is a very dangerous one.Rest in peace

  31. Heart breaking news! Though I don’t know the cause. But let the issue of electricity not be taken lightly. May God give them woman the heart to bear the losses

  32. When I saw this news this morning I didn’t known How to imagine this. God please help the family.

  33. Sad story what is the cause the fire how will this happen are the kid not aware of fire that they can not save them selves rest in peace

  34. WOW WHAT A SAD NEWS THIS NEW YEAR…ANYWAY CONDOLENCE TO FRIENDS AND FAMILY MAY THEIR SOUL REST IN PEACE

  35. the igbo people love for money has led to this,i wonder what she will tell almighty god on judgement concerning the children that was given to her

  36. This news is really sad and painful… May there souls rest in peace… May God grant the woman and her family the fortitude to bear the loss…

  37. Heyyyyy, please don’t say this again, three children. That’s so bad and a painful experience. So sorry Mama. Unexpected events befall us all. Do take heart

  38. Oh my God what a tragedy. Lord pls comfort the bereaved woman and give her the fortitude to bear the lost

  39. What a sad news in this new year, it’s really a pity but where she go to in the first place. May their gentle souls rest in Peace.

  40. This is sabotage what a great loss that has befell this woman three children at a goal this is so sad may their soul rest in peace and may God give the woman fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss

  41. Things are really happening around. But why was it only when she stepped out that this ugly thing happened? i smell rat. May they rest in peace.

  42. Oh!
    this is a great loss,
    this is more reason why were told not to build nor work under the high tension cables…
    i sympathize with the parents and he family of the dead children, May God replenished their parents

  43. What a terrible tragedy. A mother loosing 3 kids at the same day and time is killing. Please accept my condolences

  44. Oh this is tragedy o, God have mercy on us. May God give their parents fortitude to bear the lost

  45. government should make sure that all this kerosene that was mixed other substance should not be sold to the market

  46. This is so bad and careless mother how can she leave children of such age alone in the shop with no adult to look after them

  47. Oh my God. Is a big tragedy.. How come no one was able to help them out. Oh poor woman how will she survive this shock of. Take heart.

  48. Hot tears running down my eyes for such a loss … May the souls of the departed rest in peace and God console those that are left to morn them ..

  49. What a great lost. May God give her the strength to bear the pain of losing three children in one day. So painful

  50. I think this issue should be taking into a great account of loss due to lack of accountability on the parents parts

  51. What a sad story and a tragedic way to start the new year. It is very devastating and an irreplaceable loss. Am short of words.

  52. What a disaster
    This is so bad
    And a very bad timing too
    When their only source of help was unavailable
    May their souls test in peace

  53. This is horrible, her three kids just got burned. Just like that..hope the mother can bear it.. She will need a lot of comfort

  54. This is extremely sad. This is what poverty has turned some families into, when you use the same container for shop and shelter. May God grant the mother fortitude to bear the losses

  55. This is so sad anyway, so pity for that woman to lost 3 children just like that at a time. May God console her

  56. Not again what a sad and horible incident. May their soul rest eternally and may God comfort the family

  57. what a sad news! We came from Him and we will surely go back to Him may their soul rest in peace

  58. This was caused their mother lot of pains and agony. May God give their mother the strength to bear the irreparable loss

  59. Are we saying that we don’t have neighbours around that would have save the life of this children? O God this is a great lost,God pls console the families of this children and may their soul rest in peace

  60. This is really sad! Three children at a time! This will caused their mother lot of pains and agony. May God give their mother the strength to bear the irreparable loss

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