21 killed in hospital fire in Beijing

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A hospital admissions building in Beijing's Fengtai district caught fire at 12:57pm (local time) on Tuesday. Image: Twitter

Twenty-one people were killed on Tuesday when a hospital building caught fire in China’s national capital.

A hospital admissions building in Beijing’s Fengtai district caught fire at 12:57pm (local time) on Tuesday, leaving 21 dead and 71 patients displaced, state-run China Daily reported. The cause is currently under investigation, the report said.

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