Brazil: 10 killed in hospital fire

Amman, At least 10 people were killed and scores injured in a fire that engulfed a private hospital in Brazilian city of Rio de Janerio late Thursday night.

Local media reports said that the fire started from a short circuit.

All patients were evacuated and transferred to other medical facilities nearby, amid chaos and nervous waiting.

Television images showed patients on stretchers and wheelchairs, awaiting their turn on streets to be taken to new hospital.

Source: Jordan News Agency