Somaliland: Two Siblings Succumb to Burns as Mother Sets Fire to House in Togdheer Region

Scene of the tragic fire in Togdheer region of Somaliland

Somalilandsun: In a tragic incident unheard-of in Somaliland two children have died and two others are nursing severe burns after they were burned inside their home in Naq-dhabiijo area of Togdheer region.

According to a report by HCTV the misfortune engulfing the siblings came about after their mother set fire to her house at a time when all of her four children were inside.

Two of the children died on the spot while the other two were taken to Burao General Hospital with severe burns.

Though circumstances leading to this tragic event are yet to be unearthed the mother suspected of arson is in police custody as investigations continue.