Arson suspect arrested after 22 killed in China fire
 
, Posted on 17-Jul-2017


Arson suspect arrested after 22 killed in China fire

Beijing : A man was arrested for allegedly setting ablaze a two-storey house in eastern China on Sunday, killing 22 people and injuring three, state media said. 

The suspect, named Jiang, is in police custody, the official Xinhua news agency reported. 

The fire broke out at around 4:30 am (2030 GMT) in Yushan Town north-west of Shanghai in Jiangsu province, before it was extinguished an hour later.

Local police gave no further information on the suspect, Xinhua said. 

The three injured do not face life-threatening injuries, the agency added. 

AFP


Related News

11 Keralites among top richest Indians in GCC
Mar 30

11 Keralites among top richest Indians in GCC

Manama : Yusuff Ali MA, Managing Director, LuLu Group International, topped the Sixth Arabian Business Indian Rich List of 11 businessmen from the south Indian state of Kerala.

Read More
Bahrain holds roadshow in India seeking investments
Oct 08

Bahrain holds roadshow in India seeking investments

New Delhi : A delegation from the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) is holding a roadshow in India seeking investments in sectors like tourism, start-ups, financial services, information technology and manufacturing, according to a report.  The Financial Express quoting EDB Managing Director...

Read More
Bahrain, Kuwait and UAE welcome oil cooperation
Sep 06

Bahrain, Kuwait and UAE welcome oil cooperation

Bahrain yesterday welcomed the outcomes of the Saudi-Russian oil talks held on the sidelines of the G20 summit.  In a statement, Kingdom stressed on the need to hold similar consultations and meetings between the major oil producers to ensure market stability.  “Bahrain is not a major oil producer,...

Read More
Dr. Jawahery opens IFA conference in Moscow
Jun 02

Dr. Jawahery opens IFA conference in Moscow

Moscow : International Fertiliser Industry Association (IFA) President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery opened its 48th Annual Conference in the Russian Capital, Moscow. Bahrain’s Ambassador to Russia Dr. Ahmed Al Sa’ati was present at the event, being held under the patronage of Russian Minister of Trade...

Read More
Saudi prince sells press group shares
Nov 01

Saudi prince sells press group shares

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Company announced Sunday the sale of its almost 30-percent share in a press group that publishes pan-Arab newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat. Kingdom Holding said in a statement that it was selling its 29.9% share in the Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG)...

Read More
Demise of Gulam Noon is  a great loss: Dadabhai
Oct 30

Demise of Gulam Noon is a great loss: Dadabhai

Lord Gulam Noon, one of Britain’s most prominent Indian-origin peers and “curry king” of the UK, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 79. His burial took place yesterday in London. Bahrain India Society (BIS) Chairman Mohammed Dadabhai, one of his close friends, who attended the ceremony in London...

Read More
EZYTRIPS establishes  operation in Bahrain
Oct 14

EZYTRIPS establishes operation in Bahrain

EZYTRIPS, the online travel agency (www.ezytrips.co), yesterday announced the establishment of its operations in Bahrain, from where it will provide access to its full spectrum of flight and holiday bookings services through its online portal.   The state-of-the-art site is geared towards providing services to...

Read More
VW cheating device
Oct 10

VW cheating device

Volkswagen is expected to begin recalling millions of diesel vehicles in coming months to remove a device that is aimed at cheating emissions tests, and to bring them into compliance with anti-pollution rules in each affected country. Some 11 million cars are affected worldwide and the German auto giant is still...

Read More
BAHRAIN, CHINA FOR GREATER TIES
May 02

BAHRAIN, CHINA FOR GREATER TIES

The Economic Development Board (EDB) Chief Executive Khalid Al Rumaihi yesterday stressed that bilateral relations between Bahrain and China is growing fast and that the Kingdom is looking forward to welcome more investors from China. “In Bahrain, Chinese investors will find one of the most open economies in...

Read More