11 dead in east China factory fire

11 dead in east China factory fire
# 18 April 2023 07:31 (UTC +04:00)

Eleven people were dead after a fire broke out at a factory building in the city of Jinhua, east China's Zhejiang Province, on Monday afternoon, APA reports citing Xinhua.

The casualties were trapped on the third floor of the building in an industrial area of Wuyi County after the fire raged at around 2:04 p.m., local authorities said Tuesday. The death toll was confirmed at about 4:00 a.m. Tuesday after two rounds and search and rescue.

Investigations into the causes of the accident are underway.

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