UPDATE: A House Fire In Sharjah Has Killed Five People And Injured Eight More
Two children were killed in the blaze
Five people, including two children, have died in a house fire in Sharjah on Monday morning.
The five died of smoke inhalation in the fire, which broke out in a residential building in Al Buteenah in the early hours of Monday morning.
Reports state the fire broke out between 12.30-1am, and fire and ambulance crews rushed to the scene.
The apartment was located on the first floor of the four-storey building.
The fire was brought under control by authorities, but the five were unable to be saved.
Investigations into the cause are underway.