China: 38 killed in fire at nursing home in Henan province
May 26 , 2015
At least 38 people have been killed and six injured after a blaze engulfed a privately-owned nursing home in Pingdingshan city in China’s central Henan province, reports said.
Two people are believed to be seriously injured, Henan authorities said.
The fire swept through a building of the Kangleyuan nursing home. Video footage on television showed the charred remains of the structure.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined and a probe has been launched, officials said.