China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province

Another three people were injured in the city of Changshu, north-west of Shanghai, Xinhua news agency says. It says the fire - that started at about 04:30 local time (20:30 GMT Saturday) - has been put out.

China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province

Another three people were injured in the city of Changshu, north-west of Shanghai, Xinhua news agency says. It says the fire - that started at about 04:30 local time (20:30 GMT Saturday) - has been put out.

16 July 2017 Sunday 11:16
China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province

At least 22 people have died after a fire broke out in a two-storey house in eastern China, state media report.

Another three people were injured in the city of Changshu, north-west of Shanghai, Xinhua news agency says.

It says the fire - that started at about 04:30 local time (20:30 GMT Saturday) - has been put out.

It was not immediately known how many people lived in the building in Jiangsu province. An investigation into what caused the blaze is now under way.

BBC

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