Woman dies in Jerusalem apartment fire
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Woman dies in Jerusalem apartment fire

Victim rushed to hospital but succumbs to smoke inhalation

Illustrative: A firefighter works to put out a fire near the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot, on May 26, 2016. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Illustrative: A firefighter works to put out a fire near the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot, on May 26, 2016. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

A woman was killed after a fire broke out in her apartment overnight in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo.

Firefighters broke into the apartment and pulled out the woman, said to be in her 60s, Israel Radio reported.

She was rushed to Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek hospital by medics, but died from smoke inhalation, the report said.

There were no immediate details on the cause of the fire.

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