September 13, 2013
In this photo released by the Novgorod region branch of Russian Emergency Ministry, the ministry's Emergency Situations workers and fire fighters work at a site of a fire at a psychiatric hospital in Luka village in the Novgorod region, Russia, early Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. A fire swept through the Russian psychiatric hospital overnight, killing at least three people and leaving more than 30 others feared dead, officials said Friday. Authorities had long warned that the building was unsafe and called for its closure.
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A pre-dawn fire swept through a Russian psychiatric hospital Friday, killing 37 people, officials said. Authorities had long warned that the mostly wooden building dating to the 19th century was unsafe.
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