Two sisters aged 11 and 16 have suffered burns in their home in Cottage on Sunday October 9.
The eldest was burned on the hands while trying to rescue the youngest girl coming out of the prayer room. The latter suffered severe burns on the body.
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The two sisters were admitted to the burn unit of the Victoria hospital in Candos. The eldest is recovering slowly from her burns while the health of the younger sister is concerning.
The teenager told Radio Plus that she heard the cries of her little sister when she came out of the prayer room. “Her clothes were on fire. I tried everything I could to extinguish the flames. Thus I got burnt hands,” she recounted.