Fire at China club kills at least 43

September 21st, 2008 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS  

Guangzhou (China), Sep 21 (Xinhua) At least 43 people were killed and more than 50 injured in a massive fire at a club in southern China, the police said Sunday.The fire broke out at a club in Shenzhen city in Guangdong province at around 11 p.m. Saturday.

All injured were rushed to nearby hospitals and conditions of some of them were said to be critical.

The fire has been extinguished and an investigation into the cause of the accident has been ordered.

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