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Fire at Marrakech University Dorm Kills Student, Injures Policeman

Fire at Marrakech University Dorm Kills Student, Injures Policeman
photo credits: Alyaoum 24

Rabat– University housing in Daoudiate neighborhood in Marrakech has caught fire, killing one student and severely injuring a policeman.

Late on Tuesday night, a massive fire burned in the university housing after a gas explosion, suffocating an 18-year-old student. One policeman received a severe head injury while trying to save students, reported Alyaoum24.

The man is currently hospitalized at Hassan II Hospital in Marrakech.

According to the news outlet, firefighters worked all night to both put out the fire and evacuate the area.

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The General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) police commissioner in the Marrakech-Safi region, Said El Aloua, was present at the scene.

Fire at Marrakech University Dorm Kills Student, Injures Policeman
Photo credits: Alyaoum24
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