Three children die in suspected arson attack on Salford home

Greater Manchester police launch murder investigation after house fire in which three-year-old and mother also injured

Three children have died and a three-year-old and a mother are seriously ill in hospital after a suspected arson attack in Salford.Four fire engines were called to Jackson Street in Worsley after the fire broke out in the mid-terraced house at about 5am on Monday. Greater Manchester police confirmed that they were treating the fire as suspicious, and a murder investigation was under way.Police said a 14-year-old girl was declared dead at the scene and an eight-year-old boy and seven-year-old ...