The fire in a storehouse in Xiaowuji of Chaoyang District, Beijing, killed at least 12 people on Tuesday night. [Xinhua]
Death toll from a fire in Beijing has climbed to 12 after another body was found on the early morning of Wednesday, local police confirmed via their official microblog.
Firefighters retrieved one more body around 2 a.m. at the site of the fire, the police said.
The four injured people are still being treated in a hospital.
The fire broke out in a storehouse in Xiaowuji Village of Chaoyang District at around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, with the burning areas covering more than 500 square meters.
The fire was put out at around 11 p.m., firefighters said.
Two owners of the storehouse have been under control of the police. Further investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.