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Fire in eastern China kills 22, injures three

Fire in eastern China kills 22, injures three
People are seen outside a residential building where a fire that broke out in the early morning killed and injured many residents, in Changshu, Jiangsu province, China. - CNS/Zhong Sheng via REUTERS
BEIJING: At least 22 people were killed when a house in China's eastern Jiangsu province caught fire on Sunday, the official Xinhua news agency cited local authorities as saying.
The fire broke out before dawn at a two-storey residential house in Yushan town in Changshu city, Xinhua said.

Three were injured. The blaze has been put out, and investigation into the cause is under way, it said.