(The Sun) Four toddlers have been killed in a horrific arson attack this morning at a nursery in Brazil.
The tots, aged between two and four, and one teacher were burned alive at the Innocent Children’s People Municipal Education Centre, in Janaúba, Minas Gerias, police said.
The suspect – a security guard named Damiao Soares dos Santos – allegedly threw gasoline over children at the nursery before setting them on fire and himself, police say.
He is also alleged to have locked a teacher in a room before setting fire to the professional.
A further 22 people were injured in the attack, with nine left fighting for their lives.