10 killed, 9 injured in Xinjiang residential building fire

2022-11-25 08:37:23Xinhua Editor : Li Yan ECNS App Download

Ten people were killed and nine were injured in a fire at a residential building Thursday night in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local authorities said.

The fire broke out at around 7:49 p.m. at a high-rise residential building in a community of Tianshan District in Urumqi. It was put out at around 10:35 p.m.

Ten people died despite emergency treatment. The injuries sustained by 9 others are not life-threatening.

Investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.


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