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Fourteen killed, 26 injured in warehouse fire in China

The accident happened at a logistic warehouse in Jingyue high-tech industrial development zone at Jilin province's capital Changchun, according to officials with the zone.

Published: 24th July 2021 07:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th July 2021 07:13 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

BEIJING: Fourteen people died and 26 others were injured after a fire broke out at a warehouse in northeast China's Jilin province on Saturday, local authorities said.

The accident happened at a logistic warehouse in Jingyue high-tech industrial development zone at Jilin province's capital Changchun, according to officials with the zone.

Fourteen people were confirmed dead in the blaze, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Among the 26 injured, 12 were in severe condition, it said.

Rescue efforts are underway and authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.



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