Jamaica: Twin toddlers perish in fire that leaves 21 homeless

Nieelia and Nahalia Pinnock

(Jamaica Observer) Two-year-old twin girls Naieelia and Nihailia Pinnock perished last night in a blaze in the Grants Pen, St Andrew.

The girls were reportedly left in the care of their grandmother, whose whereabouts is currently unknown.

A relative consoles Osheen Rogers, the 22-year-old mother of twin girls who perished in a fire last night. (Photo: Joseph Wellington)

When OBSERVER ONLINE visited the scene, the 22-year-old mother of the girls, Osheen Rogers, wept openly at her loss.

Details surrounding the incident are sketchy at this time.

Twenty-one people, including 13 children, have been left homeless as a result of the fire.

More information later.

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