Report: 309 Killed in China Fire
Dec. 26, 2000
BEIJING (AP) _ More than 300 people died when a fire swept through an office building on Christmas night in central China, the government's Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday.
The report said 309 people died after they became trapped in the building in the city of Luoyang.
In a brief dispatch, Xinhua said a few dozen people had been hospitalized.