10 killed, 9 injured in Xinjiang residential building fire
25 Nov 2022
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Ten people were killed and nine were injured in a fire at a residential building Thursday night in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, state news agency (Xinhua) reported.
The fire broke out at around 7:49 pm at a high-rise residential building in a community of Tianshan District in Urumqi. It was put out at around 10:35 pm.
Ten people died despite emergency treatment. The injuries sustained by nine others are not life-threatening.
Investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.