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Innocent Uyghur Families Were Burnt To Death

Innocent Uyghur Families Were Burnt To Death

Flames spread upward from the 15th floor to the 17th floor, with smoke billowing up to the 21st floor, according to multiple state media reports. The blaze took about three hours to extinguish. It is also said the fire trucks did not even enter the compound of the building owing to COVID lockdown rules and hence most of the water spraying was of no use. Even though Urumqi has not seen a high number of cases, local officials fearful of losing their jobs are leaning toward more extreme measures such as sealing off the buildings to prevent newer outbreaks in their jurisdictions. The region has been under lockdown for close to three months. Pandemic-related Lockdown fatigue has increasingly triggered the people of China to protest and raise their voices against the lockdowns.