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Hospital fire in Malaysia claims 6 lives



Hospital fire in Malaysia claims 6 lives
A hospital in the southern Malaysian state of Johor went up in flames killing at least six people and hundreds were also evacuated following the outbreak on Tuesday according to rescue officials.
According to a tweet by the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department, seven people were trapped by the fire inside the second-floor intensive-care unit of the Sultanah Aminah Hospital in Johor Bahru, bordering Singapore but only one of them was rescued safely.
A statement by Health Ministry director-general Noor Hisham Abdullah, said the evacuated patients were being taken to other hospitals in the state and it was unclear what started the fire, or whether the casualties were patients or hospital staff.

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