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Fire at apartment building in China’s east province claimed lives of 22 people

16 July 2017 [14:55] - TODAY.AZ

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At least 22 people have died in a fire, which broke out at an apartment building in the settlement near the Changshu county-level city of Chinese eastern province of Jiangsu, Sputnik reported citing local media.

The fire erupted at around 4:30 a.m. local time on Sunday [20:30 GMT on Saturday], three people were injured, the CCTV broadcaster reported.

The firemen managed to extinguish the blaze, the cause of the incident is being investigated, according to the broadcaster.


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