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Four killed as fire breaks out in factory in China

Beijing: Four people were killed and three others injured when a fire broke out in a factory in China's Fujian province on Sunday, officials said.

According to the information office of Nan'an City government, the local fire department received a call at around 2:30 a.m. about the fire at a sanitary product plant.

Related departments and staff were sent to the site to put out the fire and rescue the people, it said.

The fire was extinguished at 4:00 a.m., it added.

The officials said four people were killed in the blaze while three suffered injuries.

The injured were rushed to a hospital for treatment, they said.

The factory was located in the fifth floor of a seven-storeyed building, state run Xinhua news agency reported.

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