Prague hotel fire kills 2, dozens injured

A fire has killed two people in Prague city centre.
Credit
Miroslav Petrasko

Two people died and seven were injured in a fire that hit a hotel in central Prague today, rescuers said.

Postova says that three people had to be resuscitated.

The death toll is expected to rise, according to the quoted rescue official.

The Eurostars David hotel is just blocks away from the Vltava River and near the Czech capital's National Theatre.

North Korea abruptly cancels crucial Olympics preparation visit to South without explanation
The Alps Ski Resort's decline is part of a nationwide trend in less South Koreans taking to the slopes. The advance team was to be led by Hyon Song-wol, head of the North's Samjiyon Orchestra.

Of those hurt, five people were seriously injured, the Prague Emergency Medical Service said. "Two needed lung ventilation". "One has already managed to restore circulation".

Prague rescue service spokeswoman Jana Postova says that eight people have been rushed to hospitals with serious injuries after the blaze broke out in the hotel Saturday evening.

Fire brigades attended the scene at 5pm local time; it took two hours to bring the fire under control.

The cause of the fire which started on the ground floor is not yet clear.

Related:

  • President Trump says he is 'not a racist' after 'sh*thole' comment

    President Trump says he is 'not a racist' after 'sh*thole' comment

    Mr Trump also denied making the statements attributed to him, but avoided specifics about what he did or did not say. The homeland security secretary is facing a grilling from senators in the wake of the President's remarks.
    Iran deal to 'fall apart' if Trump pulls out: Lavorv

    Iran deal to 'fall apart' if Trump pulls out: Lavorv

    Lavrov made clear that there would be no attempt by Russian Federation to salvage it with the five remaining powers, if the United States pulls out.
    Dimitrov edges Rublev to set up Kyrgios re-match at Australian Open

    Dimitrov edges Rublev to set up Kyrgios re-match at Australian Open

    It pitches the mercurial Australian into a round of 16 showdown with Bulgaria's world No.3 Grigor Dimitrov on Sunday. He said it three times before the umpire warned the French star, telling him: "You have to stop, you have to stop.
  • Call of Duty WWII to Receive Exciting New Free Content

    Call of Duty WWII to Receive Exciting New Free Content

    During the event, Prop Hunt tasks players on one team with disguising themselves as everyday items strewn throughout the war zone. There's also going to be new game modes introduced into the event as well, Demolition and Prop Hunt .
    Trump postpones Mar-a-Lago fundraiser until spending bill vote

    Trump postpones Mar-a-Lago fundraiser until spending bill vote

    The president plans to stay in the capital until the Senate passes an extension of the current budget, NBC News reported . Those tickets will pay for dinner at the celebration Saturday, as well as a photo op with Trump, the reports says.

    Brokerages Set Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (BLMN) Target Price at $21.50

    Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 15.8 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 28.71. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,050.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.52, a PEG ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 0.64.
  • I-91 crash in Longmeadow causes multiple injuries

    I-91 crash in Longmeadow causes multiple injuries

    One person was seriously injured in the crash and three others sustained minor injuries, according to state police. I-91 at Exit 49 in Enfield is closed and I-91 at Exit 2 in Longmeadow is closed until further notice.
    Trump defends self after comments, says

    Trump defends self after comments, says

    On Thursday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said they stood by the accuracy of everything in the doctor's report. Politico also got ahold of his NY driver's license, which says Trump is 6-foot-2 - which if true, would mean Trump is obese.
    Badgers football coach Paul Chryst's contract extended

    Badgers football coach Paul Chryst's contract extended

    Chryst also orchestrated two defenses that ranked No. 2 in the country, never leading a defense that's ranked less than seventh. Chryst was hired as Wisconsin's coach in December 2014, and has since found plenty of success with the Badgers.
  • The Coca-Cola Company (KO) EPS Estimated At $0.38

    The Coca-Cola Company (KO) EPS Estimated At $0.38

    As per Thursday, January 4, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. (NYSE:BHE) on Friday, October 21 to "Sell" rating . Barclays Plc increased Emcor Group Inc (NYSE:EME) stake by 38,403 shares to 47,603 valued at $3.30 million in 2017Q3.
    Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

    Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

    Eric Trump defended his father from accusations of racism on Wednesday by saying the president "sees one color: green ". LEAHY: I'm not - that's not the question . "I think he is a racist", he said Sunday on ABC's "This Week".
    Setback to BJP in Mahya Pradesh civic polls

    Setback to BJP in Mahya Pradesh civic polls

    Since Rahul Gandhi took over as the party president, Congress has managed to regain the faith of people and perform better. Polls were also held in town councils of Akoda in Bhind, Karnawad in Dewas district and Khilchipur in Rajgarh.

Comments

Latest news

Donald Trump 'did exceedingly well' in cognitive screening test
Indeed, Jackson is going to work with Trump and a nutritionist on the president's diet which will emphasize lower carbs and fats. Gupta said on CNN that, based on the coronary calcium score shared from his physical, Trump has a common form of heart disease.

US President Donald Trump takes on Senator Dick Durbin on 'racial slur'
Some African nations like Botswana, South Africa and Nigeria summoned USA ambassadors in their countries over the remarks. The US should be taking in migrants from countries like Norway, he is reported to have said.

Read President Donald Trump's full physical report
Trump also insisted on completing a cognitive exam after opponents raised concerns about his mental health . "I get exercise . He gets exercise playing golf, he said, although he usually rides around the course in a golf cart. "It's called genetics.

Evolent Health Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:EVH)
After a recent scan, we have noticed that the Piotroski F Score is at five or lower for Evolent Health Inc Class A Com ( EVH ). The RSI, or Relative Strength Index, is a widely used technical momentum indicator that compares price movement over time.

Dupont Capital Management Corp Increases Holdings in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS)
After $1.50 actual EPS reported by Praxair, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.33% negative EPS growth. Zacks Investment Research's sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that follow CVS Health.

South Africa protests to US embassy over Trump "shithole" remark
That's after bipartisan negotiations to craft an immigration deal resulted in a partisan dispute. Perdue initially said he did not recall whether the president made the comment.

British Airways pilot, allegedly drunk, taken off plane
The flight departed several hours late from Gatwick airport on Thursday after another crew member joined the flight. A 49-year-old man, from West London, was in custody on Friday in connection with the incident.

Synnex Corporation (SNX) Major Shareholder Star Developments Ltd Silver Sells 451000 Shares
Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 144,125 shares of the company's stock, valued at $18,564,741.25. It worsened, as 16 investors sold SNX shares while 77 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes.

Dolores O'Riordan Post Mortem Delayed Until April
Just weeks before the 46-year-old's singer death, the couple rang in the New Year together. "Dolores is lovely . And now for the first time since her death, her boyfriend is speaking out.

Haitians Gather Outside US Embassy To Protest Trump's Words
Waving Haitian flags and dancing to the beat of drums and horns, the number of demonstrators multiplied as they streamed into Midtown.

3M Co (NYSE:MMM) is Hikari Power Ltd's 4th Largest Position
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Commerce Ltd holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) for 10,087 shares. The conglomerate reported $2.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.07 by $0.09.

Trump Says 'I'm Not A Racist'
He was in the meeting with the president regarding a bipartisan compromise on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. He called the new stories a "gross misrepresentation". "Never said 'take them out.' Made up by Dems".

Leeds United v Millwall: Matchday Thread, How to Watch plus Lineups
Moving for Forshaw has likely scuppered any move for Clayton and a return to Elland Road for the Manchester-born 29-year-old.

Blame game begins after Senate fails to stop shutdown
Republican and Democratic leaders both said they would continue to talk, raising the possibility of a solution over the weekend. Cornyn said Trump had rejected a proposal by Schumer to fund the government through Tuesday to allow negotiations to continue.

Kylie Jenner Will Return to the Spotlight After Giving Birth, Source Says
Adding: 'To have somebody in her own home trying to snap pictures they shouldn't be snapping is really, really stressful'. The 20-year-old also has no intentions to keep her baby girl in her home so that photos of her will not be shared online.

Other news