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The fire moved quickly through the house, a one-story wood-frame structure in a working-class neighborhood of Corsicana, in northeast Texas. Flames spread along the walls, bursting through doorways, blistering paint and tiles and furniture. Smoke pressed against the ceiling, then banked downward, seeping into each room and through crevices in the windows, staining the morning sky.
Buffie Barbee, who was eleven years old and lived two houses down, was playing in her back yard when she smelled the smoke. She ran inside and told her mother, Diane, and they hurried up the street; that’s when they saw the smoldering house and Cameron Todd Willingham standing on the front porch, wearing only a pair of jeans, his chest blackened with soot, his hair and eyelids singed. He was screaming, “My babies are burning up!” His children—Karmon and Kameron, who were one-year-old twin girls, and two-year-old Amber—were trapped inside.
Willingham told the Barbees to call the Fire Department, and while Dia…

Iran: 5 hanged, including Afghan national

According to confirmed sources, Iranian authorities have executed at least 5 prisoners in the span of 4 days.

Close sources and the human rights group HRANA report that 3 prisoners were hanged by Iranian authorities on Wednesday November 18 at Zahedan Central Prison (Sistan & Baluchestan) for alleged drug related offenses. 

The names of the prisoners have been reported as Hassan Doroiee Moghaddam, Morteza Lakzaie, and Nazir Ahmad Reigi. 

A confirmed source who asked to be anonymous tells IHR: "Nazir Ahmad Reigi is an Afghan citizen who was held in prison for 6 years prior to his execution."

According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network, two prisoners were hanged at Miandoab Prison (West Azerbaijan).

One of the prisoners has been identified as Ali Latini, a man who was sentenced to death for an alleged drug related offense. 

No confirmed information is available about the other prisoner.

Official Iranian sources have been silent on these 5 executions.

Source: Iran Human Rights, November 23, 2015

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