Victims of Harbin hotel fire identified

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All the victims of a hotel fire on Saturday that killed 20 people in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, have been identified.
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View of the accident site after a spa hotel caught fire, which killed 20 people, at the Beilong Hot Spring Leisure Hotel in Songbei District, Harbin City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, on August 25, 2018.

All the victims of a hotel fire on Saturday that killed 20 people in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, have been identified, the city's information office said.

The bereaved families had been reached and arrived in Harbin by Monday. After on-site identification and DNA matching, all the bodies have been identified by their families.

The deadly fire started at 4:36am on Saturday at Beilong Hot Spring Leisure Hotel in Songbei District, and was put out at 7:50am. The legal representative of the hotel is under criminal detention while two other hotel managers are under investigation.


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