22 dead in house fire in China's Jiangsu

Xinhua Published: 2017-07-16 10:50:53
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A fire breaks out at around 4:30 a.m. on July 16, 2017 in a two-storey residential house in Yushan Town in Changshu City, Jiangsu province. [Photo: 163.com]

A fire breaks out at around 4:30 a.m. on July 16, 2017 in a two-storey residential house in Yushan Town in Changshu City, Jiangsu province. [Photo: 163.com]

22 people died in a house fire in east China's Jiangsu Province early Sunday morning, local authorities said.

The fire broke out at around 4:30 a.m. in a two-storey residential house in Yushan Town in Changshu City, leaving 22 people dead.

Sources said more than 20 people lived in the house.

The fire has been put out and the cause of the accident is underway. 

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