Eleven people killed in fire at Japanese seniors welfare facility: NHK

A firefighter inspects a facility to assist senior people on welfare, the place a fire occurred, in Sapporo, Japan, in this picture taken by Kyodo on February 1, 2018. Necessary credit score Kyodo/by way of REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN.

Eleven people have been killed and 5 have been rescued in a fire at a facility to assist senior people on welfare in northern Japan late on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK mentioned.

The 16 aged people have been residing in the three-storey wood facility in Sapporo, the place they paid a month-to-month hire of 36,000 yen ($330), NHK mentioned on Thursday.

Three of the survivors, aged between their fifties and eighties, have been being handled in hospital however their situation was not life-threatening, the broadcaster mentioned.

The power is run by a Sapporo organisation that helps those that are on a public help by offering meals and serving to them discover jobs, NHK mentioned.

In March 2010, seven people at a nursing dwelling for aged people with dementia have been killed in a fire in Sapporo, Kyodo information company mentioned.

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