3 children die in Louisiana house fire

Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 11:45 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2022 at 3:15 PM CDT
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GRETNA, La. (WVUE/Gray News) - Three siblings have died after a house caught fire in Louisiana, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The fire broke out around 9: 30 a.m. Friday in Gretna.

A 15-year-old girl, Yusa Badra, was pronounced dead on the scene. Officials said two boys, 7-year-old Ali Aysheh, and 2-year-old Mohammad Aysheh, were rushed to the hospital where they both died from their injuries.

Family members say the 15-year-old was babysitting her two brothers. Relatives said the victims’ mother is inconsolable.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. Several agencies responded to the scene.