43 die in China fire

Beijing, June 3 (IANS) At least 43 people were killed Monday in a poultry processing plant fire in northeast China's Jilin province, said firefighters.

The fire broke out at around 6 a.m. at a slaughterhouse owned by the Jilin Baoyuan Poultry Company in Mishazi township of Dehui city, reported Xinhua.