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15 killed in blaze in factory in south China

world Updated: Feb 27, 2008 13:17 IST

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Fifteen people were killed and three others injured in a major fire that swept through a factory in Shenzhen, a Special Economic Zone in South Chinas Guangdong province, local government said.



The fire broke out in the early hours on Wednesday, leaving 15 victims dead on the spot, city governments press office said.



Six persons were rescued by firemen, it said, adding the cause of the blaze was being investigated.



The ground floor was used as a workshop for foam products, the office said, according to official Xinhua news agency.