Fire in Germany: 8 Turks killed
Mayor of Backnang, Frank Nopper on Sunday said that the number of killed individuals rose to eight.
"All of those killed were Turks," Nopper stated.
A Turkish mother and her seven children carried the last name "Soykan".
Authorities said that there were 13 people living in the apartment and that the actual number of people living there could be more.
Earlier in the day, German officials had said that three individuals were injured in the fire, one of them in serious condition.
Sunday, March 10, 2013