BEJING: A massive fire at a restaurant in the northeastern region of China on Wednesday.
According to the local authorities report, 17 were killing and three injured. The blaze broke out at 12:40 pm in an eatery in the city of Changchun, the local government said in a statement posted on the Weibo social media platform.
Firefighters reached the spot and completed the search and rescue operation, the statement said. The injured have been sent to the hospital for treatment. while posthumous care for the victims is being carried out,” it added.
Authorities said the cause of the incident is under investigation.