Fire in a street market in Hong Kong
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Hong Kong police investigate deadly Mongkok fire

Police in Hong Kong have launched an investigation into a fire in a Kowloon street market which killed nine people and injured more than 30 others.

The fire broke out in the early morning and tore through stalls and apartment buildings in a narrow street in Mongkok.

Officials say they suspect the fire was started deliberately.

Xiaoyun Yao reports.

  • 30 Nov 2011
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