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Factory fire kills 5 in S. China

2014-11-20 13:48:32 (Beijing Time)        


A fire at a battery plant in South China's Guangdong Province killed five and injured six, authorities said Thursday.

The alarm was raised that the five-story factory in Fenggang, Dongguan City, was on fire at around 7 p.m. Wednesday, fire fighters extinguished the flames by 8 pm.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.