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Man dies following Aberdeen flat fire

Flat fire in Aberdeen
Image caption Police are investigating following Aberdeen flat fire

A man has died in hospital following a flat fire in Aberdeen on Christmas Eve.

Emergency services were called to the incident in the Nellfield Place area at about 20:00.

Firefighters found the man in the property.

Police said he was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary but later died. A force spokesman said inquiries into the cause of the fire were ongoing.

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