A view of the street where a fire killed 19 people in Beijing. The tragedy has sharply accelerated Beijing’s drive to move migrant workers out of the city as it tries to cap population growth. Photo: Simon Song

Beijing’s migrant workers sent packing in safety crackdown after deadly blaze

Crackdown on illicit buildings after fire that killed 19 in the Chinese capital’s outskirts takes a heavy toll on the city’s poorest residents

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A view of the street where a fire killed 19 people in Beijing. The tragedy has sharply accelerated Beijing’s drive to move migrant workers out of the city as it tries to cap population growth. Photo: Simon Song
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