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18 killed in China hotel blaze

ANI | Updated: Aug 25, 2018 17:53 IST

Harbin [China], Aug 25 (ANI): At least 18 people were killed in a massive fire that broke out at a hot springs hotel in north-east China's Harbin city on Saturday.
Xinhua quoted a source of the provincial fire department saying that the incident occurred in a four-storeyed building in Songbei district of the city.
According to China's state broadcaster, CCTV, the fire began after 4:30 am (local time) and spread massively before it could be doused. It took three hours to extinguish the fire.
An investigation into the incident has been initiated. (ANI)