Several dead in fire in Hong Kong

Several dead in fire in Hong Kong



fullscreen Firefighters on site outside the affected building in Hong Kong. Photo: Louise Delmotte/AP/TT

At least five people have been killed and another 27 injured in a fire in a building in Hong Kong on Wednesday.

The fire department rushed to the scene after the alarm came in at 08:00 in the morning.

According to local media, the fire should have broken out in a gym on the ground floor and the firefighters are said to have gained control of the flames.