Drama in China: thirteen children die in dormitory fire

Steph Deschamps / January 21, 2024

Thirteen pupils died in a fire in the dormitory of a school in central China on Friday evening, state media reported, quoted by Reuters. The victims were aged around 9.
 
The fire broke out in the dormitory of a private school in the village of Yanshanpu, Henan province. It was brought under control less than an hour after the fire department was called. One person was also injured and is hospitalized. His condition is stable. 
 
The manager of the establishment was arrested and an investigation launched.

 

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