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18 killed, 2 injured in massage parlor fire

Xinhua/Agencies | Updated: 2017-02-06 00:30
18 killed, 2 injured in massage parlor fire

The photo taken on Feb 6, 2017, shows a foot massage parlor that catches fire on Feb 5 in Tiantai county, Zhejiang province. [Photo/Xinhua]

HANGZHOU - At least 18 people have been killed and two others injured after a foot massage parlor caught fire in East China, local authorities said Sunday.

Workers jumped out of windows to escape the blaze, which broke out at the Zuxintang parlor at around 4 pm, and firefighters rushed to the scene, according to China Central Television(CCTV). No cause of the fire was given.

The parlor is located in Tiantai county in Zhejiang province, CCTV said.

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