10 Killed In Japan’s Hospital Fire

11 10 2013
Firefighters attempt to contain a fire at a hospital in Fukuoka Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Firefighters attempt to contain a fire at a hospital in Fukuoka Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Ten people were killed while eight others were injured during a fire at a four-story orthopedics hospital in Fukuoka, Japan on Friday.

Eight of the ones who were killed were the patients while the other two are the staff.

The Telegraph reported that the fire started at around 2:20am or 1720 GMT.

CNN reported that, “The fire at the orthopedics hospital started early in the morning and burned for roughly two and a half hours.”

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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