February 05, 2018 10:15
The death toll from a deadly fire at a hospital in Miryang, South Gyeongsang Province, has risen to 41.
The latest victim was an 86-year-old patient who had been hospitalized for heart problems and a cerebral hemorrhage. The patient suffered injuries during the fire and was being treated at a nearby hospital for pneumonia, but died on Saturday afternoon.
Another 11 people remain critically injured and 140 suffered light injuries.
The fire was the deadliest in Korea in the past 10 years.
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