17 died when a large fire destroyed a Chinese restaurant: According to local officials, a fire at a restaurant in northeastern China on Wednesday resulted in the deaths of 17 people and the injuries of 3.
The Changchun municipal administration stated on the social media site Weibo that the fire started at 12:40 pm (0440 GMT) in a restaurant.
According to the statement, firefighters “rushed to the site” and finished the search and rescue operation by 3 pm.
The statement said, “Posthumous care provided for the victims while the wounded have sent to hospitals for treatment.”
The incident’s cause investigated, according to the authorities.