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Hospital fire in eastern India kills 23

Hospital fire in eastern India kills 23
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Dozens of firefighters battle with a blaze at a hospital in eastern India.


At least 23 people have died after a fire broke out at a private hospital in eastern India.

It erupted inside the dialysis ward of the medical facility in the city of Bhubaneswar.

Bhubaneswar hospital fire: Helpline number – 9439991226

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— Times of India (@timesofindia) October 17, 2016

Ambulances ferried dozens of patients to other hospitals for treatment as 120 firefighters brought the blaze under control

Most of the victims reportedly died from smoke inhalation.

It’s thought an electrical short circuit was responsible.

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