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26 killed in Chinese coal company office fire

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Beijing: At least 26 people were killed and more than 60 injured after a fire tore through a building of a coal mine company in north China’s Shanxi province on Thursday, state media reported.

The fire started at the second floor of the five-story building located in Lishi District of Lyuliang City at around 6.50 am (local time).

Twenty-six people were killed in the fire and more than 60 people have been sent to a local hospital for treatment, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

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