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Report: Deadly fire sweeps workers' dormitory in China

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • China

(CNN) -- At least 10 people were killed in a fire late Monday at a dormitory for railway workers in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China's state-run news agency Xinhua said.

Fourteen other workers in the dormitory were sent to hospitals for burn injuries, including six who were severely injured, Xinhua said

The workers were on a construction project to dig a railway tunnel, the news agency said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.