• Fire at China nursing home kills 38


    BEIJING: A fire at a nursing home in central China has left 38 people dead and six injured, officials and reports said Tuesday. The fire broke out on Monday evening in an apartment building at a privately owned old people’s home in Pingdingshan, the state news agency Xinhua said. Two of the injured were in critical condition in hospital, the work safety bureau of the central province of Henan said in a statement on its website. State broadcaster CCTV said around 130 people were in the care home when the blaze broke out in an area for paralysed residents.



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