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Three girls of Youth Hostel perish in afternoon blaze

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter

Three girls are confirmed dead following an afternoon fire at the Belize Youth Hostel on Saturday.

The details of the incident are sketchy and police investigators are meeting at this hour with the management of the facility, as well as with the parents of the victims.

The fire was first spotted at around 2:30 Saturday afternoon inside one of the buildings. While the remainder of the occupants managed to flee the burning builing, the three girls were somehow trapped inside and perished in the flames. Their names, as well as the details of the incident are yet to be officially released.

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