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    Fire at Apartment Building in China’s East Province Claimed Lives of 22 People

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    At least 22 people have died in a fire, which broke out at an apartment building in the settlement near the Changshu county-level city of Chinese eastern province of Jiangsu, local media reported Sunday.

    BEIJING (Sputnik) — The fire erupted at around 4:30 a.m. local time on Sunday [20:30 GMT on Saturday], three people were injured, the CCTV broadcaster reported.

    The firemen managed to extinguish the blaze, the cause of the incident is being investigated, according to the broadcaster.

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