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Deadly hospital fire in South Korea

Firefighters rescue a patient from a hospital in Miryang, South Korea. Flames and toxic smoke swept through the hospital on Friday, killing at least 37 people and injuring more than 140.

Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS

Firefighters rescue a patient from a hospital in Miryang, South Korea. Flames and toxic smoke swept through the hospital on Friday, killing at least 37 people and injuring more than 140. Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS

Firefighters rescue a patient from a hospital in Miryang, South Korea. Flames and toxic smoke swept through the hospital on Friday, killing at least 37 people and injuring more than 140. Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS
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Smoke rises from a burning hospital in Miryang. 


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Smoke rises from a burning hospital in Miryang. Kim Dong-min/Yonhap via REUTERS

Smoke rises from a burning hospital in Miryang. Kim Dong-min/Yonhap via REUTERS
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Firefighters put out a fire at a burning hospital in Miryang. 


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Firefighters put out a fire at a burning hospital in Miryang. Kim Dong-min/Yonhap via REUTERS

Firefighters put out a fire at a burning hospital in Miryang. Kim Dong-min/Yonhap via REUTERS
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A patient is rescued from a burning hospital in Miryang. 


Kim Dong-min/Yonhap via REUTERS

A patient is rescued from a burning hospital in Miryang. Kim Dong-min/Yonhap via REUTERS

A patient is rescued from a burning hospital in Miryang. Kim Dong-min/Yonhap via REUTERS
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Firefighters rescue a patient from a burnt hospital in Miryang. 


Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS

Firefighters rescue a patient from a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS

Firefighters rescue a patient from a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS
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A firefighter looks around at a burnt hospital in Miryang. 


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A firefighter looks around at a burnt hospital in Miryang. Yonhap via REUTERS

A firefighter looks around at a burnt hospital in Miryang. Yonhap via REUTERS
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A patient is rescued from a burnt hospital in Miryang. 


Kookje Shinmun/via REUTERS

A patient is rescued from a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kookje Shinmun/via REUTERS

A patient is rescued from a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kookje Shinmun/via REUTERS
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People look at a list of casualties near a burnt hospital in Miryang. 

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People look at a list of casualties near a burnt hospital in Miryang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

People look at a list of casualties near a burnt hospital in Miryang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Firefighters examine a burnt hospital in Miryang. 


Kookje Shinmun/via REUTERS

Firefighters examine a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kookje Shinmun/via REUTERS

Firefighters examine a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kookje Shinmun/via REUTERS
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Firefighters walks out of a burnt hospital in Miryang. 


Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS

Firefighters walks out of a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS

Firefighters walks out of a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS
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Firefighters rescue a patient from a burnt hospital in Miryang. 


Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS

Firefighters rescue a patient from a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS

Firefighters rescue a patient from a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS
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A firefighter stands on debris at a burnt hospital in Miryang. 


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A firefighter stands on debris at a burnt hospital in Miryang. Yonhap via REUTERS

A firefighter stands on debris at a burnt hospital in Miryang. Yonhap via REUTERS
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Firefighters rescue a patient from a burnt hospital in Miryang. 


Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS

Firefighters rescue a patient from a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS

Firefighters rescue a patient from a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Gu-Yeon/Gyeongn Domin Ilbo/via REUTERS
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A firefighter stands on debris at a burnt hospital in Miryang. 


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A firefighter stands on debris at a burnt hospital in Miryang. Yonhap via REUTERS

A firefighter stands on debris at a burnt hospital in Miryang. Yonhap via REUTERS
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A rescued patient is wheeled to an ambulance in Miryang. 

Kookje Shinmun/via REUTERS

A rescued patient is wheeled to an ambulance in Miryang. Kookje Shinmun/via REUTERS

A rescued patient is wheeled to an ambulance in Miryang. Kookje Shinmun/via REUTERS
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A police investigator examines a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Hong-ji/REUTERS

A police investigator examines a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Hong-ji/REUTERS

A police investigator examines a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Hong-ji/REUTERS
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A police investigator examines a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Hong-ji/REUTERS

A police investigator examines a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Hong-ji/REUTERS

A police investigator examines a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Hong-ji/REUTERS
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An investigator talks on his phone next to a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Hong-ji/REUTERS

An investigator talks on his phone next to a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Hong-ji/REUTERS

An investigator talks on his phone next to a burnt hospital in Miryang. Kim Hong-ji/REUTERS
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