Two people died in central Moscow hospital fire

Two people died in central Moscow hospital fire
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  • calendar-gray 03 December 2020

The number of people who died in a fire that broke out in a hospital in central Moscow Thursday has risen to two, an emergency service source said, APA reports quoting TASS.

"Information has been received that the injured person died when being checked up by medical workers. Overall, there are two dead people in the fire," the source noted.

The Moscow Emergency Ministry department also confirmed the report. "Unfortunately, two people died in the fire," the press service noted, adding that 88 people and 27 vehicles were involved in the operation to put the fire out.

The fire broke out at 04:50 am Moscow time, 30 square meters were engulfed in flame when fire fighters arrived. Workers who were reconstructing the building inside. As the fire was put out on 100 square meters, 27 workers were rescued.

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