6 killed in Guangdong house fire

GUANGZHOU, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Six people died in a residential house fire in south China's Guangdong Province on Wednesday, according to the local publicity department.

The fire occurred at around 5:00 a.m. Wednesday at a community in Jingdu township, Chaonan District of Shantou City. Police suspected arson following an initial investigation.

Further investigation is under way.

[ Editor: Xueying ]


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