Woman dies with grandchildren in a fire

An elderly woman and her two grandchildren from Morning side suburb in Bulawayo were burnt beyond recognition in their home last night in a fire whose cause is yet to be ascertained.

The tragic even on a Wednesday evening will certainly leave sad  memories in the quite neighborhood.

Neighbors say they heard an explosion around 2100 hrs that caused rattling of windows in their own houses.

They then went to investigate after jumping the security wall of the burning house.

The fire brigade was called however they arrived late and they did not have any water. The fire died down on its own.

The victims are a 53 year old woman and her two grandchildren a boy aged 9 and a girl aged 14. All the three people were pronounced dead at the scene and were taken for post mortem in the morning.