A four-year-old boy and a 56-year-old woman have perished in a fire outbreak at Domayo, a neighborhood in Maroua, Far North Region in the night of Sunday, March 5.
Reports say firefighters succeeded to rescue two young children and two women from the fire. But attempts to save the two deceased victims were futile.
The rescued victims were immediately rushed to the emergency room of the Maroua Regional Hospital where they are under intensive care.
Meanwhile, the cause of the fire outbreak however remains unknown at the moment.
By Amina Hilda