Fire Kills Inmates at Ijevan Police Station

YEREVAN (Reuter)A fire broke out in an Armenian police station Saturday–killing 13 people trapped in detention cells–local television said.

Police forgot to unlock the cell doors in their hurry to escape the blaze–which burnt down their station in the town of Ijevan–50 miles northeast of the capital Yerevan.

Four policemen were taken to hospital in a serious condition–the television said.


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