By Philippine News Agency
At least two people were killed in a hotel fire on Saturday morning in Nanchang, capital of east China’s Jiangxi province.Of 16 people taken to a hospital, two have since died, according to firefighters.
The fire, which broke out at about 8 a.m. at the HNA Platinum Mix Hotel in Honggutan New District, was put out at about 9:40 a.m. More than 10 construction workers were working on the second floor at the time.
The four-story hotel is connected to a 24-story apartment building where more than 260 residents were evacuated.
Firefighters were searching for more victims.