Fire kills more than two dozen patients in Beijing hospital


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[1/5] Damaged windows are seen following a fire at the Changfeng Hospital, in Beijing, China April 19, 2023. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang BEIJING, April 19 (Reuters) - The death toll rose to 29 on Wednesday from a fire at a Beijing hospital that was one of the Chinese capital's deadliest in at least two decades, killing 26 patients and wounding dozens. Social media showed dramatic videos of people using tied bed sheets to climb down the walls to escape smoke and flames after the fire broke out at Changfeng Hospital on Tuesday. Broken and burned out windows could be seen at the...