Two die in China hotel fire

Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) At least two persons were killed and 14 injured in a hotel fire in China’s Jiangxi province on Saturday, a firefighter said.

More than 10 construction workers were working as the fire broke out on the second floor of the HNA Platinum Mix Hotel in Nanchang city, Xinhua news agency reported.

The four-storey hotel is connected to a 24-storey apartment building where over 260 residents were evacuated.

Firefighters were searching if there were any other victims.