Fire in Chinese nursing home kills 10

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The blaze may have been set by one of the residents, said officials.

Fire in Chinese nursing home kills 10

World Bulletin/News Desk

10 elderly residents were killed in a fire at a nursing house in northeastern China early Friday, said China's Xinhua news agency.

The blaze broke out at the nursing home in Hailun, in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang.

32 seniors were present at the facility when the fire broke out. The 283 seniors who live in the house are mostly retired farmers.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The blaze may have been set by one of the residents, said officials.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 26 Temmuz 2013, 10:45
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