13 Pakistanis Killed in Jordan Farming Village Fire
A fire has killed 13 Pakistanis in a farming community, Jordanian officials said Monday.
The fire broke out early Monday in a shack where two Pakistani families live in the village of al-Shuna al-Janobia, the Jordanian civil defense said in a statement.
Three others were injured.
It said the dead included eight children, four women and a man — all said to be Pakistani nationals.
According to the civil defense, an electrical fault caused the fire. An investigation has been launched.
The village sits along the Jordan Valley.