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Fire Kills 16 in Ukrainian Retirement Home


In this image released by the Ukraine Emergency Situations Ministry firefighters work to extinguish a fire as smoke rises above the ruins of an old peoples home in the Bile village in the Rivne region in western Ukraine some 300 kilometers (180 miles) wes

In this image released by the Ukraine Emergency Situations Ministry firefighters work to extinguish a fire as smoke rises above the ruins of an old peoples home in the Bile village in the Rivne region in western Ukraine some 300 kilometers (180 miles) wes

Ukrainian officials say a fire at a home for the elderly has killed 16 people and injured 11 others.

The Emergency Ministry said the fire early Sunday engulfed a one-story wood and concrete retirement home in the western village of Bile.

The ministry said three of the 11 rescued were in serious condition.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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