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University at Buffalo student among 17 people killed in apartment fire in the Bronx

Apartment Building Fire
Posted at 4:59 PM, Jan 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-12 17:19:18-05

BRONX, N.Y. (WKBW) — The University at Buffalo says a third-year student was among was 17 people killed in an apartment fire in the Bronx on Sunday.

School officials say 21-year-old Fatoumala Drammeh along with her mother, sister, and brother were killed in the fire.

Drammeh was a political science major and lived in residential housing on campus.

The school offered condolences to the family and is offering grief counseling services to students.