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Death toll rises to 15 in China warehouse fire
Death toll rises to 15 in China warehouse fire

Beijing, July 25 (TIWN) The death toll from a fire accident at a warehouse in China's Jilin rovince has increased to 15, with 25 people injured, local authorities said on Sunday.

The fire broke out on Saturday afternoon at a logistic warehouse in Jingyue high-tech industrial developme zone in Jilin's province's capital Changchun.     The Changchun municipal government said the local fire brigade received reports of the accident at around 3:48 p.m. on Saturday and launched search and rescue efforts, which concluded on Sunday.  The death toll has risen to 15, they said, adding that 25 people are injured.  The injured people are receiving treatment in hospitals and have no life-threatening injuries, the government said.  Authorities have confirmed the identities of the deceased and continue to investigate the cause of the accident, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

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