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Prison Fire in Burundi Kills at Least 38 People

HeadlineDec 08, 2021

In Burundi, a massive fire in an overcrowded prison killed at least 38 people, injuring dozens more. The blaze was caused by an electrical short-circuit, according to Burundi’s interior minister.

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