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Palestine: Mother, her 3 children die in house fire

Pictures of a Palestinian boy and his family is seen burned at a house that was badly damaged in a fire in the West Bank city of Nablus, on 31 July 2015 [Ahmad Talat/ApaImages]
Pictures of a Palestinian baby is seen burned at a house that was badly damaged in a fire in the West Bank city of Nablus, on 31 July 2015 [Ahmad Talat/ApaImages]

A Palestinian mother and her three children were killed as fire broke out in their home in the Nablus province in the north of occupied West Bank on Friday morning, Anadolu Agency reports.

Muhammad Mustafa, the mayor of the Sarra town, where the incident took place, told Anadolu Agency that a fire broke out in the house on Friday at 8 am local time (0500GMT), causing the death of a mother, her two sons and one daughter, while the husband was saved.

Mustafa confirmed that the official authorities launched an investigation into the incident to find out the cause of the fire.

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