Three resettled Bhutanese siblings were seriously burned on Tuesday Morning at 2.0am in North Carolina. Hema Ranapailee and two of her brothers,Bhuwan and Suman suffered critical burn when their apartment located at 1215 Asheboro street, High Point, caught fire and were immediately rushed to the hospitals.
The fire believed to have been triggered by the electric short circuit from the bathroom had burned down almost all their clothes and other stuffs when the fire fighter reached the spot.
According to their neighbors,the health condition of Hema who is being treated at the High Point Regional Hospital, is seen to have improved but,with second degree burn, her brothers are still in serious condition at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
They were resettled in High Point by the World Relief resettlement Agency. Hema arrived there in October 2008 while one of her brothers joined her in August and the other in December this year.
The Ranapailees lived for 19 years in the refugee camp in east Nepal at Beldangi-1, B/1 after the Government of Bhutan evicted them following the revolution of the early 1990.
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