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Rescue workers evacuate people Friday after a fire engulfed a hospital in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

Rescue workers carry a fire victim in Kolkata.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

Rescue workers use ropes to evacuate a person after a fire engulfed a hospital in Kolkata, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Rescue workers carry a fire victim at the AMRI hospital in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata on Friday. The fire was the second at the hospital in three years and one of the worst in Indian history.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

Schoolchildren perform rituals during a prayer ceremony for the victims of the Kolkata hospital fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUKESH GUPTA / Reuters

Firefighters work at a hospital blaze in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata. Five fire engines brought the fire under control a few hours after the 3 a.m. blaze broke out, their arrival delayed by the narrow, congested streets surrounding the site.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

People help carry a patient out of the burning hospital in Kolkata, india.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bikas Das / Associated Press

Rescue workers break through windows during rescue efforts at a hospital in Kolkata.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

Rescue workers climb ladders to enter into rooms after a fire broke out at a hospital in Kolkata.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bikas Das / Associated Press

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At least 89 patients died and dozens were injured when a fire raced through a hospital in India’s eastern city of Kolkata early Friday.  Hundreds of angry relatives reportedly went on a rampage, smashing glass in the reception area and looting hospital registers.


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