3 siblings killed in Gretna house fire

Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 10:32 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2022 at 2:26 PM CDT
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GRETNA, La. (WVUE) - Three siblings have died after a house caught fire in Gretna, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The fire broke out around 9: 30 a.m. on Fri., Sept. 16 on Lynnmeade Drive.

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.

Huda Esmail said the children’s mother is inconsolable, taking their deaths very hard.

“I hope God be with them. The mother, they said she’s fainting,” she said.

A deadly house fire broke out on Lynnmeade Road in Gretna on Fri., Sept. 16.
A deadly house fire broke out on Lynnmeade Road in Gretna on Fri., Sept. 16.(WVUE)

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

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