Thirty-six people, including three staff, were evacuated when the fire broke out in the palliative care facility on the seventh floor of the Ministry of Health and Welfare Taipei Hospital in New Taipei City. Photo: AFP

Nine killed, 16 hurt in fire at hospice in Taiwan’s New Taipei City

Palliative care patients had cardiac arrests and succumbed to smoke inhalation, local fire service says

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Thirty-six people, including three staff, were evacuated when the fire broke out in the palliative care facility on the seventh floor of the Ministry of Health and Welfare Taipei Hospital in New Taipei City. Photo: AFP
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