Three Syrian refugee children killed in Turkey fire

At least three Syrian refugee children were killed and six injured on Tuesday in a tent fire in Turkey, private Dogan news agency reported.

AFP| Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016, 15:13 PM IST

Ankara: At least three Syrian refugee children were killed and six injured on Tuesday in a tent fire in Turkey, private Dogan news agency reported.

The fire broke out in a refugee tent in Derik town of Mardin province, Xinhua reported.

Last Friday, one Syrian refugee child was killed in another tent fire in Derik, where 21 tents were destroyed.

The Turkish authorities have had difficulties in meeting the growing demand of the Syrian refugees, now numbering some 2.5 million.