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36 killed in factory fire in China's Anyang, 2 missing

At least 36 people were killed while two others were missing after a fire broke out at a factory in the Chinese city of Anyang in Henan province.

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Factory fire kills 36 in China's Anyang, 2 missing
A fire at a factory in the Chinese city of Anyang in Henan province has killed 36 people. (Representational image)

By India Today Web Desk: A fire at a factory in the Chinese city of Anyang in Henan province has killed 36 people, with two others injured, state media reported on Tuesday.

Over 60 fire teams were rushed to the spot on Monday afternoon as the fire broke out at Kaixinda Trading Co Ltd in the Wenfeng District in Anyang City.

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By Tuesday morning, 36 people were found dead and two were sent to the hospital for treatment with minor injuries, CCTV reported. In addition to this, two people are still missing.

Local officials said the public security department has controlled relevant criminal suspects but did not disclose further details or elaborate, according to Reuters.