Syrian child refugee dead in Zaatari tent fire

Mafraq, Feb 19 (Petra) — A 7-year-old Syrian child died and her parents and two brothers were injured in a fire that engulfed their tent at the Zatari refugee camp in northern Jordan early on Tuesday.

Government coordinator for Syrian refugees’ affairs, Anmar Hmoud, said the father, a 9-year-old boy and his sister, aged 5, were rushed to Mafraq Government hospital where they were listed in a fair condition.

Zaatrai is Jordan’s largest refugee camp and currently holds more than 110,000 refugees.



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