Fire kills dozens in Russian hospital

Associated Press
An elderly woman looks at roof debris at a site of a fire of a psychiatric hospital Friday morning, April 26, 2013. At least 38 people died in a fire in a psychiatric hospital outside Moscow late Thursday night. Police said the fire, which broke out at about 2 a.m. local time (6 p.m. Eastern, 2200 GMT) in the one-story hospital in the Ramenskoye settlement, was caused by a short circuit. (AP Photo/Pavel Sergeyev)

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Thirty-eight people were killed, most of them in their beds, in a fire that raged through a psychiatric hospital near Moscow on April 26, raising questions about the care of mentally ill patients in Russia.

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