12 Chinese workers killed, 24 hurt in dormitory blaze
- Published: 10/10/2012 at 09:49 PM
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Twelve Chinese construction workers were killed and 24 injured in a fire at their dormitory early Wednesday, state media reported.
Twelve Chinese construction workers were killed and 24 injured in a fire at their dormitory in Zhouzhi county, state media reported.
The blaze broke out at a water-diversion project in Zhouzhi county in the northwestern province of Shaanxi, Xinhua news agency quoted a statement from local authorities as saying.
It said two of the injured had been discharged from hospital while the others were still undergoing treatment. The workers are employed by a tunnel engineering subsidiary of China Railway 18th Bureau Group.
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