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41 Killed, 70 Injured In S. Korea Hospital Fire

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A fire that started Friday morning in a hospital emergency room in South Korea killed nearly 41 people, mainly from inhaling smoke and injured 70 more in one of the country’s deadliest blazes in recent years, Several injured are in critical condition and the toll is feared to increase fire officials said.

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29 die, 29 injured in South Korean building fire

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A fire broke out Thursday at an eight-story building in the central South Korean city of Jecheon, killing 29 people and injuring 29 others, officials said.
A Jecheon fire department official said the toll could rise as rescuers continue to search the building after putting out the fire.