At least 18 people died in fire at martial arts school in China

At least 18 people were killed and 16 others injured in a fire at a martial arts school in central China, CGTN television reported June 25.

It is noted that the tragedy occurred on Friday morning in the city of Shangqiu, which is located in Henan province.

Local authorities reported that the fire has already been eliminated. Nothing is known about the condition of the victims.

Causes and circumstances of the incident are being investigated.