Azerbaijan: Baku rehab centre hit by deadly fire


At least 26 people have died in a fire in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, according to a health ministry official.

Four others were wounded in the blaze, which broke out on Friday in a drug abuse treatment centre, Azerbaijan’s APA news agency reported.

Emergency services extinguished the fire at the Republican Narcology Dispensary on Friday morning, APA said.

The cause of the fire is not known.

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev is visiting the scene, APA said.


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