" The identities of the victims were being verified and the cause of the incident being probed."
Beijing, Dec 15 - At least 11 people were killed and 24 injured Monday in a fire that broke out in a karaoke bar in China's Henan province.

According to officials, a total of 35 people were rushed to the hospital after the fire broke out in the Huangguan karaoke bar in Changyuan county, Xinhua reported.

Thirteen people were seriously injured out of which one was in critical condition, the officials said.

The identities of the victims were being verified and the cause of the incident being probed.

County authorities ordered all karaoke bars to suspend operation and ensure fire safety.


comments powered by Disqus
Read more on:
 
PERMALINK

http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002428332
You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not archive or expire our news stories.

STORY OPTIONS
  Email this story to a friend
  XML feed for Asia
 
COPYRIGHTS INFORMATION
All rights reserved for news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
Contact Nerve Staff for any feedback, corrections and omissions in news stories.
 

All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.