Updated: 05/28/2014 05:12 | By Agence France-Presse

21 dead in S. Korea hospital fire: Yonhap

A fire swept through a hospital in South Korea early Wednesday, killing 21 people and leaving six others in a critical condition, according to a report. 


21 dead in S. Korea hospital fire: Yonhap

South Korean firefighters in Icheon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Seoul, on January 7, 2008 - by Jung Yeon-Je

Most of the patients who died at the hospital in Janseong county, south of the capital Seoul, were in their seventies and eighties, according to Yonhap news agency.

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