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12 killed as fire rips through Turkey school dorm

AFP  |  Istanbul 

Twelve people, most of them children, were killed today when a fire broke out at a school dormitory in the southern Turkish city of Adana, local officials said.

"12 bodies were recovered, 22 wounded people were taken to hospitals," Adana governor Mahmut Demirtas was quoted as saying by the official agency Anadolu.

Adana Mayor Huseyin Sozlu said 11 of the dead were school children and the other was a female caretaker.

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 02:13 IST