Fire breaks out at Musharraf hospital in Pakistan
Published on Jan 15, 2014 12:52 PM
ISLAMABAD(AFP) - A fire broke out early on Wednesday at the Pakistani hospital where former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was admitted for a heart condition, officials said.
"There was a small fire incident at the hospital, but it was extinguished immediately," a source at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology in Rawalpindi told AFP.
Another source confirmed the fire incident was "of a minor nature".
Officials said the cause was being investigated and may have been started by an electrical short circuit.
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