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Enugu Police confirm death of a six-year-old child in fire incident


Police in Enugu on Wednesday confirmed the death of a six-year-old child, Sochimaobi Nwatu, in a fire incident which occurred on Jan. 17, at Awkunanaw, Enugu.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Ebere Amaraizu.

It said the incident which occurred at No. 9, Umueze St. Awkunanaw, gutted two flats in a two- storey building.

“It was discovered that the child was burnt to death during the incident.

“The police are yet to identify the cause of the incident because investigation is ongoing,’’ the statement said