A family member of the two women and three children who died in the blaze said he had only just seen the two boys at the weekend and that they were "happy, energetic boys."
Cousin Ishfaq Hussain Kayani spoke to Dom Reynolds at Channel 5 after a grandmother, aunt, two children and a nine-week-old baby died at Wake Road in the Sharrow area of the city.
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