A fire at a retirement home in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state has killed five elderly people, a regional official said on Saturday.

Desalegn Aklilu, Head of Police department, Dembecha district, Central Gonder Zone in Amhara regional state, said the fire started on Saturday morning in a retirement home housing around 80 elderly people, reported state media Ethiopia News Agency.

Aklilu, mentioned a short electrical circuit as the cause of the fire which also damaged yet an undetermined number of properties inside the retirement home. Enditem


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