The children who burned to Richnave tonight had five, seven, eight and nine years. Their 28-year-old mother also died.
"There was a fire in one of the huts in the local settlement, where five bodies were found without signs of life," said Lenka Ivanová, a spokeswoman for the Košice Police Station in Košice.
The fire broke out on Friday before 3 am in the morning and hit the ground floor house on four floors. As a result of the fire, the roof crossed. The fire brigade destroyed the fire after more than four hours. Cause of fire is not yet known.
"About 2500 people were burned in the village. It was a masonry house where she was a mother with four children. So far, no such tragedy has happened," Mayor Richnava Ivan Dunka said.