Outside AMRI hospital
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Calcutta hospital fire kills dozens

At least 73 people have been killed in a fire that broke out in a hospital in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta (Kolkata).

Most of the victims were patients trapped after the flames spread through the AMRI hospital in the southern part of the city.

The fire started on Friday in the hospital's basement, where flammable materials were stored.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.

  • 09 Dec 2011