Fire at Covid-19 hospital in Romania kills four

Bucharest - 102 patients have been evacuated

By Reuters

Published: Fri 29 Jan 2021, 10:38 AM

A fire killed four people at a Covid-19 hospital in Romanian capital Bucharest early on Friday and 102 other patients have been evacuated, officials said.

The fire, which has since been extinguished, broke out at around 0300 GMT in one of the buildings of the Matei Bals hospital in capital Bucharest.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

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