At least 22 dead in China house fire: Report

At least 22 dead in China house fire: Report

Screenshot from video footage of a fire at a two-storey house in Jiangsu, China. (Photo: Weibo)

JIANGSU: At least 22 people were killed and three others wounded after a house caught fire in China's eastern Jiangsu Province on Sunday (Jul 16), according to reports.

The incident occurred at 4.32am local time at a two-storey house in Yushan Town in Changshu city, reported Xinhua.

A report by CGTN, citing sources, said the house was rented to more than 20 people.

The fire has been put out and investigations are underway.

Source: CNA/mn