A fire, allegedly set on purpose in a KTV bar, killed 18 people and injured another five early Tuesday in Qingyuan City, south China's Guangdong Province, local police said.
The fire was reported at around 0:30 a.m. in the bar on Chayuan Road of Yingde city under Qingyuan, and was put out at 0:55, said a statement issued by the public security bureau of Qingyuan City.
According to the preliminary investigation, the fire is being treated as arson. Further investigation into the case is underway.
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