In the Chinese capital there was a fire in a residential building. 19 people died, reports the BBC.
Eight people were injured.
Firefighters have been unable to put out the fire – there were 30 fire engines. The cause of the fire is unknown, but the Beijing police have reported several detained suspects.
The fire occurred in the South of Beijing in Daxing district, where, as a rule, are migrant workers. There are also a few garment factories.
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