Fire in China massage parlour kills at least 18 | Reuters

BEIJING A fire at a massage parlour in eastern China on Sunday killed at least 18 people with two others injured, state media reported.The fire broke out late afternoon in the foot massage parlour in Tiantai in the eastern coastal province of Zhejiang, the official Xinhua news agency said.State television said on its official microblog that at least 18 people had died. It gave no other details.

Deadly fires are not uncommon in China, where safety regulations are lax and fire exits often blocked.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; editing by John Stonestreet)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.

Updated Date: Feb 05, 2017 21:50 PM

Also Watch

Social Media Star: Abhishek Bachchan, Varun Grover reveal how they handle selfies, trolls and broccoli
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 It's a Wrap: Soorma star Diljit Dosanjh and Hockey legend Sandeep Singh in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 Watch: Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh defies decades of prejudice by taking out baraat in Thakur-dominated Nizampur village
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 India's water crisis: After govt apathy, Odisha farmer carves out 3-km canal from hills to tackle scarcity in village
  • Sunday, July 15, 2018 Maurizio Sarri, named as new Chelsea manager, is owner Roman Abramovich's latest gamble in quest for 'perfect football'

Also See