Death toll rises to 46 with dozens injured after fire engulfs Taiwan ‘ghost building’ overnight

At least 46 people have

At least 46 people have died and dozens have been taken to hospital after a 13-story building caught fire in the early hours of the morning in Taiwan. The blaze was described as “extremely fierce” while the source remains unknown.

The mixed-use building, seemingly primarily residential, caught fire on Thursday morning, around 3am local time (7:00 GMT), in the city of Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, according to fire department officials.

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