Russia: Dozens missing in nursing home fire in Novgorod region

13th Sep 2013

MOSCOW, (Xinhua): About three dozen people were missing after a fire broke out at a nursing home for mentally disabled seniors northwest of Moscow, local media reported early Friday morning.

Twenty-three people have been evacuated from the facility, which is located in Novgorod region and accommodates about 60 people, according to Itar-Tass news agency.

On April 26, 38 people were killed when a fire engulfed a psychiatric hospital near Moscow in the early morning.

Editor: Fu Peng

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