YEMEN Press Agency

36 died due to fire at factory in central China

WORLD, Nov. 22 (YPA) – At least Thirty-six people have died and two others are still missing in a fire broke out at a factory in central China, state media reported.

The fire took place “at a plant in Anyang City, central China’s Henan Province on Monday afternoon”, news agency Xinhua reported without sharing further details.

Local media did not report on the cause of the fire, and Chinese authorities began investigating the incident.

In March 2019, an explosion at a chemical factory in Yancheng, located 260 kilometres (161 miles) from Shanghai, killed 78 people and devastated homes in a several-kilometre radius.