Eight infants dead in Algeria hospital fire

Published: September 24, 2019 14:57:55 | Updated: November 01, 2019 11:15:04

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Eight infants died in a fire in a hospital in Algeria’s El Oued early on Tuesday the fire service was quoted as saying on state media without giving any further details.

The government has opened an inquiry into the causes of the fire, it added, Reuters reported.

The quality of government services has often been a cause of frustration and anger in Algeria, particularly in areas outside the capital.

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