At least 26 people killed in Azerbaijan health centre fire

At least 26 killed, and another found wounded in a fire at a drug rehabilitation centre in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku

The fire broke out at a drug rehabilitation centre in Baku
The fire broke out at a drug rehabilitation centre in Baku

At least 26 people have died in a fire in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, according to a health ministry official.

Four others were wounded in the blaze, as the fire ripped through a drug rehabilitation centre in Baku.

Television pictures show flames leaping through barred windows.

Emergency services managed to extinguish the fire at the Republican Narcology Dispensary on Friday morning, APA said.

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