NANCHANG, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Three people who were injured in a hotel fire in east China's Jiangxi Province Saturday morning are in a critical condition, local authorities said Sunday.
The fire at HNA Platinum Mix Hotel in the provincial capital of Nanchang City killed 10, including three hotel guests and seven construction workers, according to the city government.
Nine injured people are being treated in hospital.
A preliminary investigation found the blaze was caused by welding and cutting which violated safety rules.
Twenty-four people, including hotel shareholders, the contractor of the project and workers, have been taken into police custody.