Beijing, November 22
Thirty-six people have been killed and two remain missing after a fire broke out at a plant of a trading firm in central China, local authorities said on Tuesday.
It took firefighters more than four hours to douse the fire that broke out on Monday at the plant of the commerce and trade company in Wenfeng district of Anyang city in Henan province, according to the city’s publicity department.
Firefighters put out the fire at around 11pm on Monday, it said.
Two people who sustained minor injuries have been sent to a hospital and are in stable condition, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.