Wednesday 22 March 2023 - 1:47:37 am

36 killed, 2 missing in central China plant fire

ZHENGZHOU, 22nd November, 2022 (WAM) -- Thirty-six people were killed, and two others remain missing after a fire occurred at a plant in central China on Monday afternoon, China news agency (Xinhua) reported on Tuesday.

The fire broke out at 4:22 pm Monday at the plant of a commerce and trade company in Wenfeng District of Anyang City, Henan Province. Firefighters put out the fire at around 11 pm Monday, according to the city's publicity department.

Two people who sustained minor injuries have been sent to hospital and are in stable condition.

Related suspects have been put under police control.

Rola AlGhoul/ Esraa Esmail