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A fire has swept through a school dormitory in northern Thailand, killing at least 17 young girls. Authorities are still trying to find the source of the fire.
Officials said that the fire took place at a girls' dormitory in the southern province of Adana on Tuesday. Eleven teenage girls were reportedly among the dead, with another 22 wounded in the fire.
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