Jordan plantation fire: Pakistanis die as fire sweeps by temporary homes

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The labourers had lived in corrugated iron sheds on a farm

Thirteen Pakistani nationals, including 8 children and 4 women, have died in a glow during a plantation in Jordan, a polite counterclaim dialect (CDD) has said.

The glow swept by corrugated iron sheds housing labourers during a plantation in South Shouna, a farming area west of a collateral Amman, early on Monday.

Three other people were injured.

The Petra news group cited a CDD as observant it believed a glow was caused by an electrical short-circuit.

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Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz voiced his condolences to a people and supervision of Pakistan, and called for an expedited review into a incident.

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Many Pakistani workers are employed on a plantation in South Shouna

Two families had lived in a temporary buildings used as housing for newcomer labourers, according to a CDD.

Thousands of migrant workers are employed by private farms in a Jordan Valley, many of them housed in bad accommodation.