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Thirty-eight feared dead in Russian psychiatric hospital fire -RIA

Source: Reuters - Fri, 26 Apr 2013 02:29 GMT
Author: Reuters
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MOSCOW, April 26 (Reuters) - A fire raged through a psychiatric hospital outside Moscow on Friday and 38 people were feared dead, state-run news agency RIA reported, citing a Russian Health Ministry official.

The Emergency Situations Ministry said 12 bodies had so far been found by emergency workers searching the hospital and that the fire had been extinguished. (Writing by Steve Gutterman; Editing by Paul Simao)

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