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    Fire at Thai Dormitory Kills 17 - Reports

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    At least 17 girls killed in a fire that broke out in a dormitory in Thailand's northernmost province of Chiang Rai, local media reported on Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The fire that erupted in the dormitory at 11 p.m. local time (16:00 GMT) killed 17 and injured five more people, while one girl remains missing, the Sanook news website.

    According to the website, children aged up to 12 years lived in the dormitory.

    The website added that the authorities were working to identify the ignition cause.


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