Fire at unauthorized orphanage in Haiti kills 15 children

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Fifteen children died in a fire that swept overnight through an orphanage in  Haiti  run by a U.S. Christian non-profit group, authorities said on Friday, triggering renewed controversy over the proliferation of non-registered orphanages in the poorest nation in the Americas.

Two children were burned to death in the flames that ravaged the Orphanage of the Pennsylvania-based Church of Bible Understanding on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, the capital, while 13 died in hospital due to asphyxiation.

The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear.

“This was a very tragic incident,”...


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Fire at unauthorized orphanage in Haiti kills 15 children


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