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Deadly Fire in Kolkata, India

A fire swept through the AMRI Hospital early Friday in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata.

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People help evacuate patients after a fire broke out at a hospital in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9. The fire swept through the multistory hospital in eastern India early Friday, trapping residents in the smoke-filled building. (AP/Bikas Das)
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People help evacuate patients after a fire broke out at a hospital in Kolkata, India, Friday, Dec. 9. The fire swept through the multistory hospital in eastern India early Friday, trapping residents in the smoke-filled building. (AP/Bikas Das)

Rescue workers use ropes to evacuate a person from the hospital. The death toll from the fire has risen to 89. (AP Photo)
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Rescue workers use ropes to evacuate a person from the hospital. The death toll from the fire has risen to 89. (AP Photo)

People stand watching outside a hospital after it caught fire in Kolkata. (AP/Bikas Das)
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People stand watching outside a hospital after it caught fire in Kolkata. (AP/Bikas Das)

Crowds gathers outside. The fire has left leaving dozens dead, many from smoke inhalation. (AP/Anupam Nath)
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Crowds gathers outside. The fire has left leaving dozens dead, many from smoke inhalation. (AP/Anupam Nath)

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