Investigation task force set up after hostel fire kills 9 in SW China
Updated 21:03, 18-Aug-2023

A joint investigation task force was set up after a hostel fire killed nine people and injured two in Liping County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, early Friday, local authorities said.

The blaze started at around 1:02 a.m. and was put out after around 30 minutes.

The joint team, established at the provincial and prefecture levels, will release the result of the investigation at the earliest possible time and rectify hidden hazards, the local government said in a statement on Friday.

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