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Fire in COVID-19 hospital, 8 rescued

A fire broke out on the third floor of a private hospital designated for COVID-19 patients, in south Delhi on Saturday evening, fire officials said. They also said that eight patients were rescued.

A senior Delhi Fire Service (DFS) official said that the fire broke out at the operation theatre and recovery room of Cygnus Orthocare Hospital, opposite IIT, that consists of basement, ground and three upper floors.

The official said that the information regarding the blaze was received at 5.54 p.m. and it was brought under control within two hours, while the cooling-off operation continued. The cause ...

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