Outpouring of grief as victims of Bronx fire laid to rest

Summary by Ground News
Hundreds of mourners fill a Bronx mosque to bid farewell to those who died a week ago. Authorities say the fire was sparked by a faulty space heater in a third-floor apartment. Among the dead were eight children as young as 2, whose tiny caskets underscored the day's loss. The investigation into the fire is ongoing.
4 months ago·New York, United States

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Outpouring of grief as victims of Bronx fire laid to rest

A Bronx community gathered Sunday to pay its final respects to perished loved ones, a week after a fire filled a high-rise apartment building with thick, suffocating smoke that killed 17 people, including eight children.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Washington Times

Bronx fire victims’ funeral draws huge outpouring of grief

NEW YORK — The caskets were brought one by one - all 15 of them - on a frigid winter day, as hundreds of mourners filled a Bronx mosque Sunday to bid farewell to those who died exactly a week ago trying to escape their smoke-filled apartment building.Many hundreds ...

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Independent.ie

Outpouring of grief as victims of Bronx fire laid to rest

A Bronx community has gathered to pay its last respects to loved ones a week after a fire filled a high-rise apartment building with thick, suffocating smoke that killed 17 people, including eight children.

4 months ago·Ireland
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Associated Press News

Outpouring of grief as victims of Bronx fire laid to rest

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx community gathered Sunday to pay its final respects to perished loved ones, a week after a fire filled a high-rise apartment building with thick, suffocating smoke that killed 17 people, including eight children.

4 months ago·United States
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Washington Examiner

Outpouring of grief as victims of Bronx fire laid to rest

While visiting his home in the Bronx borough of New York City for the first time since joining the Army, Emmanuel Mensah tried to rescue his neighbors from the massive fire that engulfed his apartment building where he lived with family friends. Mensah later died from smoke inhalation. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Frank Franklin IIOutpouring of grief as victims of Bronx fire laid to rest Associated Press January 16, 03:2…

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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VOA News

Outpouring of Grief as Victims of Bronx Fire Laid to Rest

A Bronx community gathered Sunday to pay its final respects to perished loved ones, a week after a fire filled a high-rise apartment building with thick, suffocating smoke that killed 17 people, including eight children.  The mass funeral capped a week of prayers and mourning within a close-knit community hailing from West Africa, most with connections to the tiny country of Gambia.  Amid the mourning, there was also frustration and anger as fam…

4 months ago·United States
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