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Hospital fire in South Korea kills 3

Hospital fire in South Korea kills 3

Seoul, Jul 10 (UNI) At least three people were killed and 27 injured in a hospital fire in South Korea’s Goheung region, media reported on Friday.

According to state news agency Yonhap, nine people are in serious condition in the fire that broke out early today.

Local fire department official chief said that the emergency fire doors did not work, which caused the seven-story building to fill up with smoke quickly. Of the deceased, two were discovered between stairs trying to escape.

They were both above 70 years of age and are believed to have died from smoke inhalation. The third victim died while receiving treatment.

Preliminary information points to an electrical failure on the first floor as the possible cause for the fire, the agency reported.

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Pakistan stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Kashmiri brethren: Imran Khan

Pakistan stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Kashmiri brethren: Imran Khan

05 Aug 2020 | 7:44 PM

Islamabad, Aug 5 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that Pakistan will always stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the people of Jammu and Kashmir, until they get the right to self-determination through a free and impartial plebiscite under the auspices of the United Nations, as per the relevant UNSC Resolution.

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Afghanistan health ministry says 10 mln affected in country

Afghanistan health ministry says 10 mln affected in country

05 Aug 2020 | 7:36 PM

Kabul, Aug 5 (UNI) The Afghan Health Minister Ahmad Jawad Osmani on Wednesday said that nearly "ten million" people have been infected with the coronavirus in the country, citing a recent survey.

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Taliban ambush leaves 12 dead in Afghanistan's northeast

Taliban ambush leaves 12 dead in Afghanistan's northeast

05 Aug 2020 | 7:29 PM

Kabul, Aug 5 (UNI) At least 12 people were killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan’s northeastern Baghlan province on Wednesday, TOLO News reported, citing an ex-provincial official.

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At least 17 dead as trawler capsizes in Bangladesh

At least 17 dead as trawler capsizes in Bangladesh

05 Aug 2020 | 6:41 PM

Dhaka, Aug 5 (UNI) At least 17 people including six children were drowned as a trawler carrying 48 people capsized in a marshy wetland in northern Bangladesh's district of Netrakona on Wednesday.

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Nepal registers 381 new cases of COVID-19, tally now 21,390

05 Aug 2020 | 6:38 PM

Kathmandu, Aug 5(UNI) Nepal's Ministry of Health and Population on Wednesday recorded 381 new cases of the coronavirus, taking the nationwide count to 21,390.

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