China: Nine killed as fire breaks out at inn in Liping County

At least nine people were killed and two others injured after a fire broke out early Friday at an inn in Liping County in southwest China's Guizhou Province, said the local emergency management authority.

A file photo of firefighters fighting to bring the flames under control. Photo Courtesy: Unsplash

The incident occurred at around 1:02 a.m. Friday in Zhaoxing Township, reported Xinhua news agency.

The fire was extinguished at around 1:35 a.m.

An investigation into the cause of the incident is currently underway.

A similar fire accident in June had claimed 31 lives.

The accident had taken place inside a restaurant in north-western China's Yinchuan city.

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