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9 people killed in a fire in southern Vietnam

world Updated: Aug 30, 2008 10:42 IST

Police in southern Vietnam say nine people from one family have been killed when their house in southern Vietnam was engulfed by fire.

A local police officer says a couple aged 83, their five children and two nephews died in the blaze on Friday night in Ho Chi Minh City. An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way, the officer said on Saturday on condition of anonymity citing policy.