The death toll in a fire at a South Korean hospital has exceeded 30

© 2018 AFP / Jung Yeon Je Ambulance in South Korea. Archival photoThe death toll in a fire at a South Korean hospital has exceeded 30© 2018 AFP / Jung Yeon Je

The death toll in a fire at hospital in South Korea rose to 31 people, reports Yonhap.

The fire occurred on Friday in the hospital named after king Sejong in the town of Millan, when there were about 100 people. About 40 victims needed the help of doctors.

As reported, a fire allegedly occurred in the emergency Department on the first floor of the main hospital building. The fire managed to be extinguished only after 1 hour and 40 minutes.

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