37 dead in Russian psychiatric hospital fire

DEADLY FIRE. Thirty-seven people die after a fire hit a wooden psychiatric hospital in Russia, the latest tragedy in the countryu2019s mental health institutions. AFP/Novgorod Region Emergencies Ministry

DEADLY FIRE. Thirty-seven people die after a fire hit a wooden psychiatric hospital in Russia, the latest tragedy in the countryu2019s mental health institutions.

AFP/Novgorod Region Emergencies Ministry

"During a fire in the Oksochi psychiatric hospital 37 people died," regional investigators said in a statement.

Ten people have already been pulled out of the debris in the village of Luka 220 kilometers southeast of Saint Petersburg, the statement said. – Rappler.com