Tragedy struck in Ibadan, Oyo state, as a midnight fire killed three children of the same parents inside their apartment.
The three children were were said to have been locked inside their apartment located at Ehin Grammar Area of Molete, Ibadan, when the midnight fire killed them.
According to Tribune Online, the eldest, of the children, was a secondary school student whose name was given as Glory while the two others were said to be in primary school.
On a visit to the scene of the incident on Friday morning, sympathisers were seen asking how the children could have been locked up without both parents at home.
The father of the children, whose name was given as Baba Ara, a electrician, was said to have left the children in the room last night but no one could ascertain where he had gone to while the inferno lasted.
His wife, also known as Iya Ara, was said to have gone to work as she was on a night shift.