A civil protection worker shovels charred debris from inside the Orphanage of the Church of Bible Understanding where a fire broke out, killing 13 children in Kenscoff, on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti [Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Photo]
A fire swept through a Haitian children’s home run by a US-based nonprofit group, killing 13 children, healthcare workers said Friday.
Rose-Marie Louis, a childcare worker at the home, told The Associated Press news agency that she saw 13 children’s bodies being carried out of the Orphanage of the Church of Bible Understanding in the Kenscoff area outside Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital.
Marie-Sonia Chery, a nurse at the nearby Baptist Mission Hospital, confirmed that 13 boys and girls had died.
Louis, who worked at the