10 Irish Gypsies, including infant, die in mobile home fire

October 10, 2015 4:41 PM

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10 Irish Gypsies, including infant, die in mobile home fire

DUBLIN — Ten people from two Irish Gypsy families, half of them children, died Saturday when their mobile homes caught fire before dawn.

Detectives said it was too early to determine a cause for Ireland’s deadliest fire in 34 years. The death toll highlighted the often crowded, ramshackle living conditions for the homegrown Gypsy minority, who in Ireland are called Travellers.

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