South Korean hospital fire kills at least 31 people

By REUTERS
January 26, 2018 03:42
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SEOUL - A fire in a hospital in the South Korean city of Miryang killed at least 31 people and injured at least 50 others, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday, with the blaze suspected to have started in a first floor emergency room.

Local fire station officials said the situation was developing quickly and the number of deaths is expected to continue climbing.

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