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Fire kills 21 in South Korean hospital


A fire at a sanatorium in Jangseong, South Korea, killed at least 21 people and injured eight others, reports Xinhua citing local broadcaster YTN.

The fire, believed to have been caused by a short circuit, broke out at a sickroom in the annex building. One nurse aide and 20 patients died in the fire. The incident occurred just two days after a fire at a bus terminal in Goyang city killed seven people.

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