Rescuers wearing masks carry away a body - witnesses said the blaze may have been caused by leaking liquid ammonia. Photo: CNS

Leaking ammonia may have caused deadly slaughterhouse blaze in Jilin

The number of deaths is expected to rise from 120 after China's deadliest blaze in 13 years, with survivors saying there were about 300 workers inside the poultry farm's No 2 slaughtering and processing unit when the fire broke out at about 6am. The farm is owned by Jilin Baoyuanfeng Poultry.