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By AP with AFP

At least nine people are dead after a hospital fire in Romania on Friday.

Romania’s emergency situations inspectorate said it happened in the port city of Constanta, on the Black Sea.

It said the fire had now been extinguished and all patients evacuated.

At the time of the blaze, there were 113 people being treated at the hospital, 10 in intensive care.

The causes of the fire are not known at the moment, Health Minister Attila Cseke said, adding that an investigation had been opened.