At least two dead after fire at Alzheimer’s nursing home near Prague

At least two people were killed and more than 50 injured after a fire broke out at a nursing home for Alzheimer’s patients near Prague, the Czech Republic, police said on Thursday, June 2. According to a police statement, the fire took place on the evening of June 1 in Roztoky, a town in the Prague-West district, and the victims were discovered on Thursday during the final phase of rescue efforts. Dramatic footage released by local authorities shows people being rescued and firefighters trying to control the blaze. The cause of the fire remained under investigation, but police said criminal proceedings have already been initiated for the crime of general negligence. Credit: Czech Police via Storyful

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