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Fire at hospital in Brazil kills 11 people, many elderly

A rope made of bedsheets that was used to escape from the upper floor of the Badim Hospital, is seen tied to a window, where a fire left at least 11 people dead, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. The fire raced through the hospital forcing staff to wheel patients into the streets on beds or in wheelchairs. (AP Photo/Leo Correa) XLC105 XLC105

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A fire raced through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, forcing staff to wheel patients into the streets on stretchers or in wheelchairs and killing at least 11 people, many of them elderly. Four firefighters were hospitalized after battling the overnight blaze at Badim Hospital and about 90 patients were...  VIEW

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