Photo: Reuters
Photo: Reuters

37 people died in a fire at a refugee camp near the US border in the North American country of Mexico.

According to the American media, the accident happened in Ciudad Juarez, a city in Mexico near the American border.

American media say that 37 people have died in the accident, while around 21 are injured and have been transferred to the hospital for medical assistance.

The cause of the fire at the refugee camp has not been released by authorities, who say they are investigating.

According to local media, the majority of people affected by the fire in the camp are from Venezuela who wanted to enter the United States.