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Rest Home Fire in Central China Kills 38

A fire that swept through a rest home in central China killed 38 people and injured six, Chinese authorities said Tuesday. The fire broke out Monday night in an apartment building being used as a privately run rest home in the city of Pingdingshan in Henan province, according to a statement from the province's work safety administration. Two of the injured were in serious condition, the statement said. The official Xinhua News Agency reported that a rescue operation was still...

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