Four dead in fire at Prague hotel

Police are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out at Eurostars David hotel in Prague on Saturday. Two people, a young man from Germany and a young woman from South Korea, died in the blaze and another two women succumbed to their injuries in hospital. Nine people were reported injured, among them two firemen. Dozens of others were given medical attention at the site after inhaling the fumes. Forty people were evacuated from the building. Those who escaped without injuries were accommodated at another Eurostars hotel on Narodni trida. Preliminary reports suggest the fire started in the air conditioning circuit.