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At least 10 dead in Rio de Janeiro hospital fire: fire service


PTI Rio De Janeiro
Updated: 13-09-2019 17:30 IST
At least 10 dead in Rio de Janeiro hospital fire: fire service

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At least 10 people died in a fire at a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday night with rescuers desperately trying to evacuate patients from the building, the fire service said.

"At least 10 people died," the Rio de Janeiro fire department said in a statement, without specifying whether the victims were patients or workers at the Badim hospital in the north of the city.

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COUNTRY : Brazil