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Fire in Ukraine's psychiatric hospital kills 6

IANS  |  Kiev 

Six people died after a fire broke out in a in Ukraine's city, the country's said on Tuesday.

The roof of the medical facility building caught fire on Monday evening, reported.

The facility provided mental health care for veterans of the Soviet Union's 1980s war in and World War II, reports said.

"Firefighters rescued 15 people and passed them over to emergency teams. Medics failed to bring back to life four of them who were unconscious," the emergency service said in a press release.

"Later, we received the information about the deaths of two more people," it added.

The police have opened a criminal investigation into the incident, according to the of the in the region.



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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 20:02 IST