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China: 10 killed, 9 injured in Xinjiang residential building fire

Beijing: 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 province, local authorities said.
The fire broke out at around 7:49 pm at a high-rise residential building in a community of Tianshan District in Urumqi, Xinhua news agency reported. It was put out at around 10:35 pm, the agency added. 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.
Earlier this week, 36 people were killed and two others remain missing after a fire occurred at a plant in central China.
The Xinhua news agency reported that the fire broke out at the plant of a commerce and trade company in Wenfeng District of Anyang City, Henan Province. (ANI)

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