Liberia school fire leaves many children dead

  18 September 2019    Read: 1865
  Liberia school fire leaves many children dead

A fire has broken out in a boarding school in a suburb outside the Liberian capital Monrovia, killing at least 23 children.

The children were sleeping in a building attached to a mosque when the fire is believed to have broken out at in the early hours of the morning.

Police have told the BBC that they are still looking for bodies.

President George Weah has tweeted his condolences to bereaved families.

 

BBC


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