Five children die of suffocation in Jordan in 24 hours

Jordan

Published: 2023-02-03 15:46

Last Updated: 2024-04-14 22:02


Five children die of suffocation in Jordan in 24 hours
Five children die of suffocation in Jordan in 24 hours

Five children died from suffocation in two separate incidents in Zarqa and Jerash over the past 24 hours.

In Zarqa, three children died Thursday in a house fire on al-Bareed Street, as reported by the Zarqa Civil Defense Directorate.

The bodies of the three children were transported to a nearby hospital and the cause of death was narrowed down to suffocation.

In Jerash, two teenage girls died after inhaling the gases emitted from a heater, according to a security source.

The source told Roya that an ambulance rushed to the location and transported the bodies to Jerash Governmental Hospital.


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