26 dead and scores in hospital after China building fire

26 dead and scores in hospital after China building fire
26 dead and scores in hospital after China building fire

We show you our most important and recent visitors news details 26 dead and scores in hospital after China building fire in the following article

Hind Al Soulia - Riyadh - BEIJING — At least 26 people have died after a fire tore through an office building in northern China, state media report.

The fire at the four-story building in Luliang City, Shanxi province broke out at around 07:00 local time on Thursday (23:00 GMT Wednesday).

Of the dozens evacuated from the Yongju Coal Industry Joint Building, 63 people were taken to hospital.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has instructed that "hidden risks" in key industries be investigated.

Xi, who is currently in San Francisco for the Apec summit, also told authorities to safeguard people's lives and property, as well as social stability, Global Times reported.

State media earlier reported that the fire was under control.

Video posted on Chinese social media platform Weibo by the state-run Beijing Youth Daily showed flames and thick smoke coming out of the building.

The blaze broke out in a province that is the country's largest producer of coal.

Industrial accidents, which can result in fires, often occur in China due to lax enforcement of safety standards.

In April, 29 people died in a hospital fire in the capital of Beijing, sparking public anger as many questioned the lack of reporting on the incident and why the relatives of patients were not informed earlier.

Last October, an explosion at a barbecue restaurant in the north-western Yinchuan province killed 31 people. — BBC

These were the details of the news 26 dead and scores in hospital after China building fire for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Saudi Gazette and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

PREV Rescue teams arrive at site of massive landslide in Papua New Guinea
NEXT Top French university loses funding over pro-Palestinian protests

Author Information

I am Joshua Kelly and I focus on breaking news stories and ensuring we (“Al-KhaleejToday.NET”) offer timely reporting on some of the most recent stories released through market wires about “Services” sector. I have formerly spent over 3 years as a trader in U.S. Stock Market and is now semi-stepped down. I work on a full time basis for Al-KhaleejToday.NET specializing in quicker moving active shares with a short term view on investment opportunities and trends. Address: 838 Emily Drive Hampton, SC 29924, USA Phone: (+1) 803-887-5567 Email: [email protected]