LIBERIA: AFELL Saddens Over Deaths Of Liberian Children

Remains of the school children who died in the fire disaster

The Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) says it is deeply saddened by the untimely death of the 28 children and two (2) adults at an Islamic School in Red Light Community in Paynesville, as a result of a tragic fire incident.

“AFELL extends its deepest condolences and sympathy to the parents, relatives and loved ones of the victims of the fire,” AFELL said in a release.

Meanwhile, AFELL is calling upon the Government of Liberia to do a thorough investigation to ascertain the cause(s) of the said fire in order to avert a recurrence of such an incident in the future.

“The loss of the young lives is a blow to the nation,” AFELL concluded in a release.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.