Death toll rises to 26 in north China coal mine company building fire
Death toll has risen to 26 after a fire broke out Thursday morning at a building of a coal mine company in north China's Shanxi Province, according to rescuers.
The fire ripped through the second floor of the five-story building located in Lishi District of Lyuliang City. Rescue efforts are underway, according to local authorities.
More than 60 people have been sent to a local hospital for treatment.
The building belongs to the private Yongju coal mine company.