Bronx families desperate for answers after deadly fire: ‘We want to know who is alive and who is dead’

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — A day after a deadly Bronx fire killed 17 people, Yusupha Jawara frantically searched local hospitals and called government information lines trying to find out what happened to his missing younger brother and sister-in-law. So far he’s come up empty-handed but fears the worst, knowing he will have to return to his own nearby apartment where his nieces and nephews are waiting for news about their missing parents. “The minimum we want is information,” Jawara said. “We went to the hospital, sitting there for 11 hours. Nobody slept, just calling and calling.” He’s been fielding frantic…

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