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Around 10 Covid patients dead as fire breaks out in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar hospital ICU ward

At least 10 patients were burnt to death and many were injured when the ICU of Maharashtra's Ahmednagar Civil Hospital caught fire at around 11am on November 6, 2021. Eyewitnesses said the entire ICU has been burnt to ashes, and the death toll could further increase.

published on : 6th November 2021

Climate Change: World’s largest tree threatened by California wildfires

Some of the world's oldest and largest trees are under threat from wildfires in California. The Paradise and Colony fires have so far consumed 4,600 hectares of forest since they were sparked by lightning a week ago. The blazes are threatening Giant Forest, a grove of around 2,000 sequoias that include 5 of the largest trees on the planet. Some trees are up to 3,000 years old.

published on : 20th September 2021

Cyprus hit by worst forest fire in decades, 4 found dead

A huge forest fire has ripped through Cyprus' Troodos mountain The fire has killed 4 people, destroyed homes and forced evacuations of villages. President Nicos Anastasiades describe it as the country's ' largest fire since 1974'.

published on : 5th July 2021

Full village in Canada burns due to wildfire, caused by extremely high temperature

British Columbia’s chief coroner, Lisa Lapointe, said her office received reports of at least 486 “sudden and unexpected deaths” in a five-day period.

published on : 2nd July 2021

80, including 62 COVID patients, rescued from burning hospital in MP's Ujjain

As many as 80 patients, including 62 persons infected with COVID-19, were rescued from a private hospital in Ujjain that caught fire on Sunday afternoon. 

published on : 4th April 2021
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