Jordan: House fire kills 13 Pakistanis

DN Bureau

Thirteen Pakistan is were killed and three others sustained injuries after a fire broke out in their house in western Jordan on Monday.

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Amman: Thirteen Pakistan is were killed and three others sustained injuries after a fire broke out in their house in western Jordan on Monday, Civil Defence Department said.

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The house was located on a farm in Southern Shuneh area, about 45 kilometres west of capital Amman, and was inhabited by two Pakistani families, the department said in a statement, as reported by Xinhua news agency.

The injured were rushed to a hospital and are in stable condition.

The cause of the fire remains unknown.

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According to official figures, around 8,000 Pakistan is live in Jordan, many of whom work in the agricultural sector. (ANI)

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