A statement by the Soran health department said on Friday that “the fire first broke out on the third and fourth floors, which were inhabited by university students and teachers, and then spread to the entire five-storey building”.
The statement added that preliminary investigation indicated that the fire was caused by an electrical short circuit. Civil defence teams and firefighters have extinguished the fire, Xinhua news agency reported.
–Ajit Weekly News
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