A minimum of 46 individuals had been killed in a fire in a single day Wednesday at a high-rise condominium constructing in southern Taiwan and dozens of others had been injured, native officers stated Thursday.
The “extraordinarily fierce” blaze began round 3 a.m. on Thursday, engulfing the complete constructing within the metropolis of Kaohsiung and destroying many flooring.
A minimum of 11 our bodies had been despatched straight to the morgue, Hearth Chief Li Ching-hsiu informed reporters on the scene. One other 14 individuals who confirmed no indicators of life had been amongst 55 taken to the hospital. In Taiwan, official affirmation of a loss of life can solely be made within the hospital.
The reason for the fireplace is beneath investigation.
The Related Press contributed to this report.