Fri 25-11-2022 08:38 AM
URUMQI, China, 25th November, 2022 (WAM) -- 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.