46 dead in Taiwan residential building fire...

Dhaka, Tuesday   26 October 2021

46 dead in Taiwan residential building fire

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:43 PM, 14 October 2021  

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At least 46 people were killed and dozens of others injured in an overnight fire that tore through a residential building in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung killed, officials said on Thursday.

News Agency Reuters reported the fire broke out in the 40-year-old building in Kaohsiung's Yancheng district in the early hours of the morning and was extinguished around dawn.

"The fire caused 41 injuries and 46 deaths," Kaohsiung's fire department said in a statement to reporters. - AFP, Reuters