19 people killed, an apartment building fire in New York

19 people killed, an apartment building fire in New York

At least 19 people have been killed, including nine children, and dozens of others injured in an apartment building fire in New York City, according to city officials and US media.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams confirmed that 19 people had died in the blaze that broke out about 11am (16:00 GMT) on Sunday in the Twin Parks apartment building in the Bronx area of the city.
The 19-storey tower provided affordable housing and had a large community of people of Gambian origin.

At least 19 people are dead, including nine children, in a catastrophic fire that broke out at a high-rise apartment building in the Bronx Sunday, officials said.

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