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November 12, 2019

8 killed, 90 injured in China fire

A fire at a high-rise building in Shanghai killed at least eight people and injured more than 90 on Monday, China’s state media said, according to CNN. The 28-story building was under renovation when it went up in flames, the Xinhua news agency said. Witnesses said a scaffolding caught fire, which then spread to the building. Firefighters rescued more than 100 residents from the burning building. The building houses 150 families, the news agency said. Officials do not yet know the cause of the fire.

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