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22 dead in house fire in E China

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-07-16 11:46

NANJING - The death toll rose to 22 in a house fire in East China's Jiangsu province early Sunday morning, local authorities said.

The fire broke out at around 4:32 a.m. in a two-story residential house in Yushan Town in Changshu City, leaving 22 people dead and another three injured.

The fire has been put out. Investigation into the cause of the accident is under way.

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