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Murder charge over fatal Islington flat fire

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Image caption Kaltoun Saleh died following a fire at her home in Corker Walk, Finsbury Park

A 42-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a woman who died following a fire at her home in Finsbury Park, north London.

Kaltoun Saleh, 43, suffered severe burns and died from her injuries seven weeks after the blaze on 5 July.

Four children were also taken to hospital but were not seriously injured during the fire at Noll House, on Corker Walk.

Abdi Quule, 42, will enter a plea at the Old Bailey on November 23.

Mr Quule, also of Noll House, had previously been charged with attempted murder.

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