Fire in hospital kills 8 people, injures 14 in Turkey

Fire in hospital kills 8 people, injures 14 in Turkey
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  • calendar-gray 19 December 2020

A fire in a private hospital’s COVID-19 intensive care unit killed eight people, the governor’s office in the southeastern Turkish province of Gaziantep said on Saturday, APA reports citing A Haber.

The fire was caused by the explosion of an oxygen ventilator, the office said in a statement, adding that 11 other patients receiving treatment in the unit were transferred to nearby hospitals.

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