BLAZE HORROR: Family Loses Five Children In Fire

A terrible accident has shattered Jordan as five children tragically lost their lives after falling victim to an electric fire in a family’s home.

The incident occurred after a fire broke out in an apartment in the Al Ameer Hashem housing area in the city of Russeifa in the Zarqa Governorate in Jordan on Friday, 19th August.

Jordanian lawyer and father of the children Ahmed Aldaaja mourned on social media, saying: “He willed, he did, oh God, there is no objection.”

The Jordanian father Ahmed Aldaaja poses with one of his children in an undated photo. His five children died in a fire that erupted in their apartment in the region of Russeifa, in Zarqa governorate, Jordan. (@ahmads.daaja/Newsflash)

The children were named Salman, Sultan, Reem, Aryam and Malak and were aged between 5 and 12, according to local media.

The father added: “God’s destiny and what he wills – he did, oh God, there is no objection.

“All of my five children have passed away. We ask the Almighty to grant us patience and solace.”

The Jordanian father Ahmed Aldaaja poses with one of his children in an undated photo. His five children died in a fire that erupted in their apartment in the region of Russeifa, in Zarqa governorate, Jordan. (@ahmads.daaja/Newsflash)

A spokesperson from the Public Security Directorate in Jordan, Amer Al-Sartawi stated: “As soon as the
the report was received, firefighters moved to the site and worked to extinguish the blaze.

“During the on-site inspection, the bodies of the five children were found, and transferred to the Prince Faisal Governmental Hospital.”

Al-Sartawi added: “There’s an ongoing investigation to determine the cause of the fire.”

Ahmed Aldaaja’s three daughters who died in a fire that erupted in their apartment in the region of Russeifa, in Zarqa governorate, Jordan, in an undated photo. Their two brothers also died in the fire. (@ahmads.daaja/Newsflash)

Meanwhile, the children were buried in Amman as the relatives continue to receive condolences in the family’s house over three days.

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