Arson Suspected Behind Fire Break-out in China Karaoke Lounge

  • A southern China karaoke lounge caught fire claiming lives of many. As per the reports, 18 wer killed and 5 injured. It took place Tuesday after midnight in Qingyuan City. The fire was put out before 1 AM, as reported by the police. The preliminary investigation points towards the arson as the cause of the fire.According to the statement of the state broadcaster CCTV, the suspect was on a motorcycle. The exact location of the fire has not been described the police but the state media is guessing it to be in the karaoke lounge or a small KTV house.