13 DEAD IN VIET­NAM KARAOKE BAR FIRE

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

HANOI: A fire that ripped through a karaoke bar killed 13 peo­ple and in­jured two po­lice of­fi­cers in the Viet­namese cap­i­tal, an of­fi­cial said yes­ter­day. The blaze erupted on Tues­day af­ter­noon in the multi-storey building in com­mer­cial Cau Giay district and quickly spread to other floors and ad­ja­cent build­ings, lo­cal of­fi­cial The Chung said. Photos showed plumes of smoke bil­low­ing out of the building as fire­fight­ers in cranes doused the flames, with cars and mo­tor­bikes out­side also burn­ing. Two po­lice of­fi­cers they were in­jured try­ing to put out the blaze. – AFP

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