China’s building fire in Jiangxi Province kills 39

China Fire. Photo Courtesy: UNI/Xinhua

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Nanchang/IBNS-CMEDIA: The death toll from a building fire in the city of Xinyu in east China’s Jiangxi Province on Wednesday afternoon has risen to 39, local authorities said.

The fire broke out at approximately 3 p.m. from a street shop in the Yushui District of Xinyu, said the local fire response emergency headquarters.

Nine were injured, and some others are still trapped on the site, the report said.