Haiti Health Workers Say 13 Children Died in Residence Fire
|02/14/2020||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A fire swept through a Haitian children’s home run by a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit group, killing 13 children, health care workers said Friday.
Rose-Marie Louis, a child-care worker at the home, told The Associated Press that she saw 13 children’s bodies being carried out of the Orphanage of the Church of Bible Understanding in the Kenscoff area outside Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital.
Marie-Sonia Chery, a nurse at the nearby Baptist Mission Hospital, confirmed that 13 boys and girls had died.
Louis, who worked at the home, said the fire began around 9 p.m. Thursday and firefighters took about 1.5 hours to arrive. The orphanage read more >>>