18 killed in China hotel blaze

Source: ANI | Published on 25th August 2018, 7:45 PM | Global News | Don't Miss |

China: At least 18 people were killed in a massive fire that broke out at a hot springs hotel in north-east China's Harbin city on Saturday.


Xinhua quoted a source of the provincial fire department saying that the incident occurred in a four-storeyed building in Songbei district of the city.


According to China's state broadcaster, CCTV, the fire began after 4:30 am (local time) and spread massively before it could be doused. It took three hours to extinguish the fire.
An investigation into the incident has been initiated. 

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