CHINA 1 dead in clinic fire in East China


1 dead in clinic fire in East China

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09:06, May 12, 2021

One person died in a clinic fire that broke out late Tuesday in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang, local authorities said Wednesday morning.

Photo: Screenshot from a video by Zhejiang Television

Two people are receiving medical treatment. Two other people have been discharged from hospital and 13 are still under medical observation in hospital, a statement from the Xihu district government said.

The person in charge of the outpatient clinic has been detained.

The fire was put out at around 9:56 pm Tuesday.

Investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.

(With input from Xinhua)

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