Fire burns home with resident inside in W Darfur camp

from Radio Dabanga
Published on 19 Mar 2013 View Original

BIR DAGEEG (19 Mar.) - A blind elderly woman died as her home caught on fire at a displaced camp in West Darfur last Saturday evening.

The flames that killed Ankasayah Yaqoub Al Khair, 81, from camp Bir Dageeg in Sirba locality, also destroyed homes across two blocks at the site.

A displaced told Radio Dabanga several families suffered “extensive material losses” and they currently do not have shelter, food or blankets.