In South Korea burned hospital: more than 40 dead


В Южной Корее горела больница: более 40 погибшихMore than 70 people were injured.

At least 41 people were killed and over 70 were injured in a fire that broke out Friday at a hospital in the town of Miryang in the South-East of South Korea. This is with reference to these firefighters, according to Yonhap.

As noted rescuers, the number of victims can increase.

According to the authorities, the fire started around 7:30 a.m. local time, probably in the intensive care unit on the first floor of the Sejong hospital in the city over the 380 kilometers Southeast of Seoul. According to authorities, the fire did not spread to other floors and it eliminated about three hours.

According to firefighters, 41, seems to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning. Nine people were seriously injured, another 70 people were slightly injured.

Overall, 111 patients and the hospital staff were transferred to six nearby hospitals, and 94 people from the nursing home adjacent to the hospital building, were evacuated safely, said.


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