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Four killed in Prague hotel fire

A fire at a Prague hotel has taken the lives of four young travellers.

The blaze began on Saturday at the Eurostars David Hotel, located in central Prague, on a narrow street a block away from the Vltava River.

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Eurostars David Hotel

According to Reuters, two people died from the fire on Saturday and now two more have also passed away.

The victims from Saturday have been identified as a South Korean woman born in 1997 and a German man born in 1996.

The two more recent victims are yet to be identified, though a hospital spokesperson has said both were women.

Adriana Krnacova, the city’s mayor, was at the scene and has since expressed condolences to the victims’ friends and family.

Roughly 40 people were injured during the blaze from smoke inhalation and were treated at the scene.

Police have said another four people remain in hospital, their wellbeing is yet to be confirmed.

More to come.

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