The number of deaths in a nursing home in Florida during the hurricane increased to eight people

© AP Photo / David GoldmanПоследствия hurricane Irma in FloridaThe number of deaths in a nursing home in Florida during the hurricane increased to eight people© AP Photo / David Goldman

The death toll in the de-energized due to Typhoon «Irma» nursing home in Florida has risen to eight people, police said.

8 patients from the Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation Center are now confirmed dead. More information to be released soon.

— HollywoodFL Police (@HollywoodFLPD) 13 Sep 2017

Earlier it was reported that this nursing home six people were killed, 120 people were evacuated. The cause of death and details of the incident is not yet established.

«According to confirmed data, eight patients of the rehabilitation center in the Hollywood hills was killed», — stated in the message of police of the city of Hollywood on Twitter.

Hurricane «Irma» called the most powerful in the Atlantic, at least over the last decade. Experts believe that he is stronger than a hurricane «Harvey», who in late August made landfall in Texas and caused catastrophic flooding. Victims of «Irma» has become more than 20 persons. On Sunday, the hurricane moved to the South-Western part of Florida, however hazard category natural disasters as you move to the mainland fell from third to first. At the moment the meteorologists tell US that «Irma» is in a state of post-tropical cyclone.

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