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Mitchells Plain man to appear in court over daughters' death in fire

The children, 7-months-old and 2-years-old, were left alone at their Colorado Park home when it went up in flames last month.

Picture: Supplied

CAPE TOWN - A Mitchells Plain man is expected to appear in court on Wednesday on a charge of culpable homicide after his two daughters burnt to death in a fire.

The children, 7-months-old and 2-years-old, were left alone at their Colorado Park home when it went up in flames last month.

It's not yet clear what caused the blaze and an investigation is still underway.

In Philippi about a month ago, five children died in a shack fire in the Masiya informal settlement.

Two children were killed in that same week after a blaze broke out in the Enkanini informal settlement in Khayelitsha.

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