Fire in Shanghai high-rise kills 42

A fire destroyed a high-rise apartment building undergoing rennovations in Shanghai Monday.
At least 42 people were killed and at least 90 others were injured, according to Xinhua, the official news agency.
The fire started in the 28-story in the Jing'an district and quickly spread to the upper floors, Reuters said.
Videos of the fire showed residents trapped on the roof that may have jumped to their deaths, the New York Times said.
The building housed 156 families, official said.

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