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Fire breaks out in Istanbul mosque

A fire at the Vaniköy Mosque, a 350-year-old waterfront mosque in the Çengelköy neighborhood of the Üsküdar district in Istanbul, has been extinguished, officials said on Nov. 15, Hurriyet Daily News …

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University hospital burns in Istanbul

A massive fire broke out inside the new building of the Istanbul University Medical College Hospital in Istanbul on Sunday afternoon, Gulf News reports. A battery of fire tenders rushed to the site of the incident. Police have …

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Armenia deliberately burns forests in Shusha

According to the Aide to the President of Azerbaijan, Hikmet Hajiyev,  there is a possibility that Armenia uses banned white phosphorus to cause fires in the forests of Shusha. "The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, on the …

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Firefighters localize fire at brick factory in Bashkiria

Firefighters localized a large fire at a brick factory in Bashkiria, the press service of the Russian EMERCOM informs. "At 20:25 local time, the fire was localized on an area of 6,000 square meters," the EMERCOM informed, TASS …

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Brick factory burns in Bashkiria

The roof of a brick factory has caught fire in Bashkiria, the Russian EMERCOM reports. An emergency call was received today at 14:30. According to rescuers, the roof of the brick factory in Davlekanovo is on fire.  "The area …

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Gas pipe burns in Moscow apartment 

In an apartment on Srednaya Pervomayskaya Street in Moscow, a gas pipe breakage took place, as a result of which gas is burning, a source in the emergency services said. "In the apartment of a residential building number 52 on Srednyaya …

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Yerevan firefighters extinguish city’s largest dump

For the third day, Yerevan firefighters are extinguishing fire at the largest dump in the outskirts of Nubarashen, the press service of Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations reported today. "Fire brigades of the rescue service …

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Residential buildings on fire in Tbilisi

In Tbilisi, near the Central Station on Makhaldiani Street, 70 firefighter-rescuers with 15 units of equipment are trying to put out the fire that engulfed four residential buildings, the Emergency Management Service informs At the …

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Fire in Moscow warehouse extinguished

EMERCOM employees completely extinguished the fire on the territory of the warehouse building in northeast Moscow. "At 16.49, the fire was extinguished,” RIA Novosti quotes the message of the Ministry of Emergency …

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Czech fire: Eight killed at disabled people's home

At least eight people have been killed after a fire broke out at a disabled people's home in the Czech Republic, BBC reports. Three others were injured in the incident in the western town of Vejprty, on the border with …

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Fire in Armenia’s Yeghvard city

A fire has occurred in Armenia’s Kotayk Province in Yeghvard town, News.am reported citing Armenian Emergency Situations Ministry press service. A fire brigade left for the scene. It turned out that the wooden roof …

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Five-story building catches fire in Kislovodsk

In Kislovodsk, the roof of a five-story building caught fire that covered 800 sq m. The employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations evacuated 30 residents, Oleg Degtyarev, an official representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations …

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