Death Toll From Birthday Cake Fire In N. France Reaches 14

Death toll from birthday cake fire in N. France reaches 14

ROUEN, France, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -2nd Sep,2016) : The death toll from a fire in northern France this month, sparked by birthday cake candles, rose to 14 on Thursday after a young woman died in a Paris hospital, a family lawyer said.

The fire quickly killed 13 people, most aged between 18 and 25, after it broke out during a birthday party on August 6 in Rouen. Six others remain injured as a result of the blaze. "The family of Karima Ababsa is sad to announce the death of the young woman this afternoon after a month of suffering," lawyer Gerard Chemla said in a statement.