(QHA) - Eight people have been killed in a fire that broke out at a jewelry factory located on the territory of the Hartron production association in Kharkiv,Ukraine, the press center of the main office of the State Service on Emergency Situations in Kharkiv region has told, according to Ukrinform. "The fire on a 250-square-meter area was extinguished in almost three hours. Rescuers are currently clearing the rubble on the fourth and fifth floors of the building, where the factory is located. The number of those injured has reached eight people. All of them were hospitalized in the burn unit of the city emergency hospital. Eight people were killed, including two men who jumped out of the window of the burning room, and another person died in hospital. Over twenty people have been rescued," the press center said. A report about a fire at the factory came at 11.30. The cause of the fire and damage are being specified.

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