A fire hit a residential house in the Canadian town of Chestermere, near Calgary, in the province of Alberta, killing seven, including four children, media reported.
The list of the victims includes two men (aged 38 and 35 years), a woman (aged 38 years), and four children (aged 12, 12, 8, and 4 years). Five more people, including four children, managed to escape from the flaming house.
According to the CTV News broadcaster, two Muslim families lived in the fire-hit house. Footage allegedly made on site was shared on social media.
The causes of the blaze remain unknown.