Infant among 4 killed in Vietnam karaoke parlor blaze

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A four-month old girl and three adults were killed in a fire that broke out at a karaoke parlor in the northern town of Lang Son on Thursday afternoon.

Firemen rush a man out of a karaoke parlor in Lang Son Town as they try to put out a fire that kills four people, including an infant, in the building on Nov. 6.
The infant, Hau Ha Anh, her parent Hau Van Giang and Tran Phuong Anh and the couple's friend Ly Ngoc Dung were found dead in a room on the third floor of the building, police said.
They all died of suffocation, police said.
Five other guests in another room were saved.
Witnesses said they saw black smoke billowing from the four-story parlor at around 3pm.
The fire allegedly started in the second floor before spreading to the upper floors.
It took 100 firemen and 5 firetrucks almost two hours to completely put out the fire. Most of the facilities inside the parlor was burnt out.
Local police say they are investigating into the cause of the incident.

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