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Apartment fire kills 7 in South China

Updated: 2016-08-29 10:29

SHENZHEN -- Seven people died after a fire engulfed a rented apartment in South China's Guangdong province on Monday morning, local authorities said.

The fire broke out at 2:45 a.m. at the apartment in Bao'an district, Shenzhen city, and was put out at around 3 am, according to a statement from the district government.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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