15 killed in pre-dawn fire in Osaka Japan
Amy Judd | September 30, 2008 at 03:51 pmby
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15 people have been killed in a fire in an apartment building in Osaka, Japan.
An Osaka police spokesman says the fire broke out early Wednesday in a video shop located on the first floor of the seven-story building. The spokesman spoke on condition of anonymity, citing department policy.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the blaze. Kyodo News agency says the cause of death is believed to be carbon monoxide poisoning.
More to come.