Beijing, September 30: In a tragic piece of news, atleast 19 people were killed and three were injured at a factory fire that took place in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang. According to reports, the fire erupted at a production facility of Zhejiang earlier on Sunday.
According to Sputniknews report, despite the quick response of local emergency crews, the rescuers failed to avoid a huge death toll. Among the three injured, two of them are in a critical state. The emergency teams have evaluated the aftermath of the incident and have found that the surrounding areas of the factory have not been polluted. China Fire: Blaze Engulfs Spa Hotel in Harbin, 18 Dead; Rescue Efforts Underway.
Factory fire kills 19 in east China: AFP News Agency
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The cause of the fire still remains unknown and an investigation has been launched to probe the unfortunate incident. In another unfortunate incident over the weekend, a packed bus collided with a truck in eastern Jiangsu province on Saturday, killing 36 people.