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Three-year-old dead in Mutah bus fire; sister in critical condition

By Petra - Jul 03,2014 - Last updated at Jul 03,2014

KARAK/MAFRAQ — A three-year-old child died and his five-year-old sister suffered severe burns in a fire that erupted on Thursday in a bus in the town of Mutah in Karak.

Director of Karak Forensic Centre Awad Tarawneh said the girl is in critical condition in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Karak.

Also Thursday, 19 people were injured when their vehicle overturned on the Mafraq- Jaber road, according to Mafraq Civil Defence Department Director Maj. Bashir Momani.

The injured were taken to Mafraq Public Hospital, where they were listed in fair condition.

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