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Basement fire at Shanghai Hongqiao airport kills two

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A fire in a basement at the Shanghai Hongqiao airport has killed two people and injured three, the People's Daily said on Friday.

[BEIJING] A fire in a basement at the Shanghai Hongqiao airport has killed two people and injured three, the People's Daily said on Friday.

The fire broke out in the basement of terminal one at the airport at around 7am local time (2300 GMT Thursday) during an underground renovation project, the People's Daily said on its official microblog.

REUTERS