36 killed, 2 missing after plant fire in China's Henan

Thirty-six people were killed, two remained missing after a fire occurred at a plant in Anyang City, central China's Henan Province on Monday afternoon.

Thirty-six people were killed and two others remain missing after a fire occurred at a plant in central China on Monday afternoon, local authorities said Tuesday.

The fire broke out at 4:22pm on Monday at the plant of a commerce and trade company in Wenfeng District of Anyang City, Henan Province. Firefighters put out the fire at around 11pm on Monday, according to the city's publicity department.

Two people who sustained minor injuries have been sent to hospital and are in stable condition.

Related suspects have been put under police control.

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