Offbeat 46 deaths in a fire in Taiwan

13:20  14 october  2021
13:20  14 october  2021 Source:   pressfrom.com

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Taiwan-fire: 46 dead in a fire in Taiwan

46 MORTS DANS UN INCENDIE À TAÏWAN © Reuters / Chang Yu Chen 46 dead in a fire in Taiwan

Taipeh (Reuters) - Forty-six people are dead and 41 Others have been injured in the fire of a residential building on Thursday morning in Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan, report the authorities.

The fire started during the night in this forty building and was turned off at dawn.

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The mayor of the city, Chen Chi-Mai, said the building, which once housed Restaurants, karaoke bars and cinema, was partly abandoned.

The government has opened an investigation to determine the causes of the incident.

(report Ben Blanchard; French version Jean-Stéphane Brush, edited by Marc Angrand)

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