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The number of people killed in a residential building in downtown Paris rose to 10

Xinhua News Agency, Paris, February 5th According to the local judicial authorities in Paris, the fire in a residential building in the 16th district of central Paris on the morning of the 5th has killed 10 people and injured 37 people, one of whom was seriously injured.

The Paris prosecutor told the media that the police were investigating the cause of the fire and suspected that the fire was caused by a arson. A 40-year-old female resident with a history of mental illness was arrested by the police.

According to the French information television station BFMTV, the woman had a dispute with others before the incident and was drunk when she was arrested.

French President Mark Long issued a message on the social media Twitter account on the same day, expressing condolences to the victims of the fire and thanking the firefighters who rescued many of the trapped people.

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