Apartment fire kills 13 in China

Electricity meter box fire in central China sparks blaze that sets 7-story building alight, killing 13, injuring 4 others

Apartment fire kills 13 in China

World Bulletin / News Desk

An early morning fire that broke out in an electricity meter box in a central China apartment block has killed at least 13 people, according to state media.

Xinhua reported Thursday that the blaze on the ground floor of the seven-story block in downtown Zhengzhou, in Henan province's capital, also injured four others.

The building was reported to contain 30-to-40 households.

The injured have been hospitalized, and a investigation is underway.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 25 Haziran 2015, 12:44