Sunday, January 25, 2015   

16 workers killed at Zhejiang shoe factory
(01-14 19:20)

Sixteen people died in a fire at a shoe factory in eastern China, state media reported, a blaze which highlights poor workplace safety standards in the country.
A total of 20 people were rescued from the fire at the Dadong Shoes factory in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China Central Television said in a post on its site on Sina Weibo.
The blaze, which started in the afternoon engulfed an area of 800 square meters, said the report.—AFP


   
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