International Desk: At least 38 people were killed and others 2 injured after a terrible fire broke out in a workshop in Anyang city in central China’s Henan province on Monday, Chinese state media said, citing local authorities.
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State media said The fire broke out in a plant belonging to a small, privately-owned firm in Anyang’s ‘high tech zone’ without elaborating on the company’s line of work.
State run-newspaper Henan Daily reported that two people previously reported missing had been found dead following the blaze at the factory in Anyang, Henan province, bringing the death toll to 38.
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According to the authorities, a fire broke out in a factory in Ayang city around 4:22 pm on Monday which came under control at 8pm. However, no further information about the fire was given.
In 2015, at least 173 people died after a series of explosions at a chemical warehouse in the northern port city of Tianjin.
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Last October, at least three people were killed and more than 30 injured in a powerful explosion at a restaurant in the northeastern city of Shenyang. The gas explosion took place in a mixed-use residential and commercial building.
And in June this year, at least one person was killed after a fire broke out at a petrochemical complex in Shanghai.
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