Gas explosion kills four children in Namibia

Namibian police said Sunday that four children died in a gas explosion at a farm outside Windhoek Friday, while seven others including four adults, were hospitalized.

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The children, who died in hospital Saturday morning, are three boys aged between six and 11 and a girl aged five.

According to the police, the gas exploded in a kitchen where 15 people — 10 from one family — were watching television.

Police spokesperson Slogan Matheus said they suspect a fire from outside caused a gas bottle to explode. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/

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