Firefighters extinguish fire at a farm produce wholesale market in Pudong new district of Shanghai, east China, Jan. 7, 2013. At least six people were confirmed dead and more than ten others injured in the fire in Shanghai. (Xinhua/Pei Xin)
Death toll climbs to 6 in Shanghai market fire
SHANGHAI, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- A market fire that occurred Sunday evening in Shanghai had claimed six lives and injured more than ten as of 3 a.m. Monday, said the local fire fighting authorities.
Ma Bing, a doctor with Changhai Hospital of Shanghai, which is treating eight of the injured, told Xinhua that three were burnt seriously. Full story