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Major fire breaks out at Hong Kong’s World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay, injuring 13

More than 300 people were trapped in a major fire in Hong Kong’s World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay on December 15, 2021. The building, which serves as both a mall and office complex, had been undergoing partial renovation. Police say the fire was likely to have broken out in an electrical switch room in the lower floor of the shopping centre. The blaze is believed to have then spread to scaffolding covering part of the building. At least 13 people were injured in the fire, including one listed in critical condition.

More than 300 people were trapped in a major fire in Hong Kong’s World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay on December 15, 2021. The building, which serves as both a mall and office complex, had been undergoing partial renovation. Police say the fire was likely to have broken out in an electrical switch room in the lower floor of the shopping centre. The blaze is believed to have then spread to scaffolding covering part of the building. At least 13 people were injured in the fire, including one listed in critical condition.

15 Dec 2021 - 8:59PM
Fire at Hong Kong shopping centre traps dozens of people at height of lunch hour

A major fire broke out at the World Trade Centre building in the heart of Hong Kong’s shopping district in Causeway Bay on December 15, 2021. Dozens of people, including shoppers and restaurant-goers, were trapped in the building when the fire broke out at around 12.30pm.

A major fire broke out at the World Trade Centre building in the heart of Hong Kong’s shopping district in Causeway Bay on December 15, 2021. Dozens of people, including shoppers and restaurant-goers, were trapped in the building when the fire broke out at around 12.30pm.

15 Dec 2021 - 2:37PM
Scenes from Hong Kong’s second straight Sunday of massive anti-extradition bill protests

Opponents of Hong Kong's contentious extradition bill are staging a protest march for the second consecutive Sunday. The third major protest in eight days went ahead on June 16, 2019, the day after Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced that her government would suspend action on the bill.

Opponents of Hong Kong's contentious extradition bill are staging a protest march for the second consecutive Sunday. The third major protest in eight days went ahead on June 16, 2019, the day after Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced that her government would suspend action on the bill.

16 Jun 2019 - 7:16PM
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