Fire at warehouse in southern China kills 17

February 6, 2015 2:18 AM

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - A fire at a warehouse in China has killed at least 17 people, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday, the latest disaster in a country with a poor record on work safety.

The fire broke out at on Thursday afternoon on the fourth floor of a small wholesale market in Huidong county in the southern province of Guangdong, the report said.

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