Japan: Nearly six people involving five children lost lives in a fire that occurred in an apartment building on Friday situated in Japan.
The blaze inundated a three-story building in Hitachi area 100 km north of Tokyo. It began at around 4.50 a.m. and the fire brigades took nearly an hour to douse the flames.
A 32 yr old man set the apartment on fire and later gives up himself to the cops. He admitted that he intentionally blaze the apartment with fire.
“I set fire to my house,” a police official affirmed. In the fire, the accused also got wounded. “My wife and five children were in my house,” he asserted the cops.
A woman, four boys belonging from age three to six, 11-year-old girl lost their lives in the flames. The deceased were recovered in a room on the first floor of the apartment.
As per jiji, the accused is supposed to be the father of the five children.
The investigation is in process. Japanese media telecasted the footage of authorities sieveing via rubble in a poorly parched building.