Residents of Loyo-Ajonga village in Lalogi Sub County Omoro district are grieving following a tragic death of a one and half year old girl in a house fire incident.
Rachael Acen lost her life on Thursday after the grass thatched hut she was in went up in flames between 11:00 am-12:00 midday.
The deceased was left in the hands of her three year old brother when the tragic incident happened.
Everest Okwonga, the Local Council Three chairperson Lalogi Sub County told Mega Fm that the deceased’s mother identified as Stella Ajok was not at home when the house caught fire and also burnt everything in it.
When contacted Peter Mugabi, the Omoro district police commander confirmed the incident, adding that police were still investigating the cause of the fire.
Recently, Dickson Ouni, the Aswa Region Fire Brigade Officer warned parents’ against leaving young children at home when cooking saying that is a big risk.