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Turkey hospital fire kills at least 10 coronavirus patients after oxygen tank explosion

At least 10 coronavirus patients died on Saturday after an oxygen tank explosion triggered a fire at a hospital in southeastern Turkey, the health ministry said.The blaze in an intensive care ward of the hospital in Gaziantep broke out when a tank on an artificial respirator exploded.“We are profoundly saddened by this tragedy,” Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said before a planned visit to the hospital.All the victims were patients who had been hospitalised with the coronavirus. Other…

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