Seven killed in China fire

Seven people were killed and three others injured when a residential building caught fire in China`s Zhejiang Province, local authorities said on Monday.

Beijing: Seven people were killed and three
others injured when a residential building caught fire in
China`s Zhejiang Province, local authorities said on Monday.

The fire broke out at 11:25 pm local time yesterday on
the third floor of a seven-storey residential building in
Longgang Township, Cangnan County of Wenzhou City, a spokesman
with the city fire department said.

Fire fighters rescued four people trapped in it and
extinguished the fire around 1:15 am on Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Six people died at the scene and one died later in
hospital, the spokesman said.

PTI