Best of News


Firefighters stand at the site of an abandoned factory that was... News PhotoAbandoned,Accidents and Disasters,Child,City,Factory,Firefighter,France,Horizontal,Killing,Lyon,People,Rescue Worker,Rhone,Rome - ItalyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFirefighters stand at the site of an abandoned factory that was housing nearly 300 Roma squatters, which went on fire overnight, killing at least three people, including a child, on May 13, 2013 in the southeastern city of Lyon. Up to seven people in all could have perished in the fire, which began shortly after midnight and completely destroyed the building, fire fighters and police said. Officials said two women and a child were confirmed dead. Local human rights activists said the building was mostly used by women and children. AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE DESMAZE (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)