A massive fire broke out on Monday in the Al-Mahfad Hospital in Abyan province, causing severe damage to the hospital and its supplies, local sources reported.
The sources confirmed that the fire led to the burning of two ambulances that were parked inside the hospital fence, five generators and a number of diesel and water tanks, without causing human losses.
حريق هائل يلتهم مستشفى حكومي في ابين مديرية المحفد ، ولامعلومات حتى الان عن عدد الضحاياء. pic.twitter.com/TeMCNVok2M
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The fire was caused by a short circuit in one of the generators located inside the hospital fence, the sources explained, noting that citizens put out the fire before it spread to the shops and clinics near the hospital.