Massive Fire killed 38 in Madagascar


Antananarivo: A house fire has killed 38 people including 16 children in Madagascar, according to police.  The blaze occurred during a house-warming party in central Madagascar on Saturday as it ripped through a thatched roof, police said.

‘Of the 39 people in the house, 38 were killed, including 16 children,’ Herilalatiana Andrianarivosona, spokesman for the police said. He added that the fire was an accident.