- As a fire at a house party in a village in Madagascar, 38 people were killed, including sixteen children. According to local media was just one of those present, largely related to each other, to escape the blaze by jumping out the window.
The property was just rebuilt and inaugurated as the drama unfolded. According to the police, there is no intent. Presumably, a spark from the oven in the courtyard of beaten to the thatched roof. Partly because of the strong wind was in no time at all ablaze.