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Madagascar: Eight people from one family were killed in a raging fire

Eight people from one family were killed in the massive fire that ravaged their house on Monday night, Tanjombato Andafiatsimo in the region of Tananarive.

Three brothers and their wives as well as two children of the family have thus died asphyxiated in their sleep.

Firefighters dispatched could do nothing to save the victims with high flames of several meters high at their arrival. Six charred bodies have been recovered by the rescue in the remains of the charred house.

The origin of the loss would be due to an electrical short circuit, as relates the newspaper L'Express of Madagascar.

Antso Rajaona

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