Two Ashkelon women die in apartment fire

November 17, 2011 10:43

Two Ashkelon women died in a fire that broke out in their apartment on Thursday, Army Radio reported, after an electric heater ignited their furniture.

Emergency teams declared the two women, a mother in her 90s and daughter in her 60s, dead upon discovering their bodies in their 18th-floor apartment.

The apartment was well-sealed, holding in signs of smoke and fire until it was too late.

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