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Fire destroys market in Shenzhen, 15 people dead

Posted: 12/11/2013 12:07 pm

At least 15 people have been killed and five have been injured after a fire at a wholesale market in Shenzhen’s Guangming New Zone early this morning, Gongye900 reports.

The fire that spread 1,000 square metres started at the Genzhuyuan Community on Gongming Road at around 1:30 a.m. and took two hours to put out. Twenty-nine firetrucks and 145 firefighters from eight teams were deployed.



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