Fire At Restaurant In China; 17 Killed


Beijing: At least 17 people were killed after a fire broke out at a restaurant in northeastern China on Wednesday.

According to reports, the fire broke out in an eatery in the city of Changchun at 12:40 pm (0440 GMT).

On being informed, Firefighters rushed to the spot and initiated a rescue operation, a statement said.

“The injured have been sent to hospital for treatment while posthumous care for the victims is being carried out,” it added.

While the cause of the incident is under investigation, the injured have been taken to a hospital for treatment.

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