A fire at an apartment block in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi has killed 56 people and injured 37, said Vietnamese Police Wednesday.
According to Vietnam News Agency, Police have detained the owner of the building accusing him of violating fire-prevention regulations, adding that an investigation into the case is under way.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh directed the concerned bodies to quickly deal with the consequences of the deadly fire and trace its causes.
The fire broke out during the night in a nine-storey building, home to about 150 residents.
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