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Palestinian woman and her 3 children die in house fire in Jerusalem-area village

Jan. 21, 2017 12:37 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 23, 2017 7:19 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian woman and her three children died overnight on Friday after a fire erupted in their home in the village of Ein Nquba west of the city of Jerusalem.

Israeli rescue teams arrived to the site and attempted to revive the woman and her children, but they were already dead by the time they arrived.

The family was identified as Hanadi Jaber, 36, and her three children Tala, 10, Shihab, 6, and Abd al-Rahman, 3.

The cause of the fire was not yet clear.

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