Thirty-seven missing after fire in Russian psychiatric hospital

September 13, 2013 06:42

Thirty-seven people were missing after a fire early on Friday at a psychiatric hospital in northwestern Russia, an Emergency Situations Ministry official said.

The official, Oleg Voronov, said on Ekho Moskvy radio that some of the missing may have escaped the hospital in the Novgorod region and survived, but Itar-Tass news agency cited a regional official as saying at least 14 people were killed.

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