Fire kills at least 43 at Chinese poultry plant
At least 43 people were killed when a fire swept through a poultry processing plant in north-eastern China's Jilin province Monday, dpa reported according to state media.
The fire broke out just after 6 am in a slaughterhouse at the Jilin Baoyuan Poultry Company in Mishazi township, China Central Television said.
Firefighters were still trying to put out the blaze by mid-morning, reports said.
It was not immediately clear if other workers at the plant were missing.